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Upcoming election season heats up
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Local News
Upcoming election season heats up
Black voters heading to the polls later this year in Massachusetts will have the opportunity to weigh in on not only the 2024 presidential race — a rematch between incumbent President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump — but a contested race for the U.S. Senate seat held by Elizabeth Warren, at least six ballot questions, several contested legislative races and an rare race for an open court position.
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Accusations of racism color District 6 race
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Local News
Accusations of racism color District 6 race
Accusations of racism have now been injected into the race for the District 6 city council seat, as controversial campaign literature made its way to voters late last week, with some still arriving on doorsteps through Monday morning.
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Police funding becomes a wedge issue in campaigns
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Politics
Police funding becomes a wedge issue in campaigns
With polls showing Michelle Wu more than 30 points ahead of Annissa Essaibi George, the mayoral race heated up Monday with the super PAC Bostonians for Real Progress dropping an advertisement blasting Wu for allegedly advocating for defunding the Boston police.
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District 6 candidates face off in forum
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Local News
District 6 candidates face off in forum
Housing affordability, police reform and the racial wealth gap were among the issues on the table Monday during the first candidate forum for the District 6 City Council seat, during which Kendra Hicks and Mary Tamer answered questions from Greater Boston Young Democrats and Young Democrats of Massachusetts.
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Growing interest in District 6 seat
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Local News
Growing interest in District 6 seat
Will the longstanding dominance of Irish-American West Roxbury residents finally come to an end? Kendra Hicks is counting on it. She has raised $36,277 since announcing her run in September and is one of four Jamaica Plain residents who are either committed to or considering a run for the seat, which O’Malley plans to vacate at the end of 2021.
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