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Progressives triumph in council election, but activists wary of Wu’s policy shifts
The Boston City Council election was as sleepy as expected for an off-year contest with no mayor on the ballot. Just 19% of registered voters turned out to cast ballots for an eight-way at-large race and six contested district races. But behind those low turnout numbers on Nov. 7 was a quiet battle for the soul of the city.
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