- “In this election, that choice is very clear: The Globe endorses at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu of Roslindale, the first-place finisher in the preliminary election who has both an expansive vision for the city’s next chapters and a proven record of ethical leadership,” the Editorial Board wrote.
- The Editorial Board stated that the Globe decided to endorse the 36-year-old due to her proposals to create a “greener, more equitable city,” and cited her desire for police department reform, mass transit development and environment and traffic congestion fixes.
- The Boston Globe previously endorsed Andrea Campbell back in September, but Campbell did not pass the preliminary election.
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- Wu is running against Annissa Essaibi George, 47, a fellow at-large City Councilor, in the nonpartisan election.
- Current polls from MassINC/WBUR show that Wu is leading by 32 points ahead of George.
- Early voting for the municipal election began on Saturday, Oct. 23, and will end on Friday, Oct. 29.
- Election day for the race for mayor, at-large and all nine districts on city council is Nov. 2.