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‘Mayoral Candidates Of Color’ Meeting And Other Items

Things worth noting but not necessarily worth a whole post: • Charles Clemons, aka “Brother Charles,” announced on the radio this past weekend a conclave of […]

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Candidate Chat: Divo Rodrigues Monteiro

David S. Bernstein: Why are you running for the district office? Divo Rodrigues Monteiro: First of all, I am Cape Verdean. There are a lot […]

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John Connolly Leads, According to Poll … Commissioned by Connolly’s Campaign

John Connolly’s early mayoral campaign launch appears to have paid dividends—at least, according to a poll commissioned by his own campaign. Although the Connolly campaign […]

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Mayoral Forums Are Boring, But They Don’t Have To Be

Wednesday was a big day for Boston’s fledgling mayor’s race: In the morning, there was an eight-candidate forum at the Boston Society of Architects and, […]

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The Spending Habits of Boston’s Mayoral Candidates

Andrew Ryan of the Globe did a good job at the end of May getting the major mayoral candidates’ fundraising and cash-on-hand numbers. But only […]

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Radio Liberte for Linda Forry

Linda Forry’s victory in the recent state Senate special election primary was surely helped by her ability to outspend Nick Collins nearly two-to-one in the […]

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Marty Walsh Makes a Weird Claim

Mayoral candidate Marty Walsh suggested in a press release today that racial minorities have a tougher time meeting signature requirements in Boston than white candidates. […]

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Those Mayoral Insiders Are Idiots

Earlier today I gave you the Power Rankings of who Boston’s political insiders think is most likely to win the mayoral election. Now, I’ll tell […]

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Boston Mayoral Power Rankings

Today at 5 p.m. is the “last hour and day for making application for nomination papers,” as Boston’s election department puts it—meaning that barring a […]