Not sure who is running for what office in this upcoming election in Boston? Use our guide to find out your district candidates, at-large candidates and mayoral contenders.
Last updated at 12p.m., September 15.
Find out who is running for a councilor seat in your District. Not sure what your District is? Use this tool to find out.
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Sixteen candidates are running to fill four at-large seats in the Council. Two incumbents, Councilors Michael Flaherty and Julia Mejia are running for re-election, while Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George are running for mayor, leaving two slots up for grabs. Click on the candidates' profile to read their interview with The Scope or visit their campaign website.
Seven candidates are running to become the next Boston mayor. State Rep. Jon Santiago dropped out on July 13. The field will narrow down to two contenders after a preliminary race on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Residents will vote for the next mayor in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 2 .
Currently Boston city councilor at-large, previously city council president
Read Wu's interview with the Scope
See Wu's campaign platform
Currently Boston city councilor at-large
Read Essaibi George's interview with the Scope
See Essaibi George's campaign platform
Currently Boston city councilor representing District 4, previously city council president
Read Campbell's interview with the Scope
See Campbell's campaign platform
Former Chief of Economic Development under Marty Walsh’s administration
Read Barros' interview with the Scope
See Barros' campaign platform
Acting mayor of Boston, previously city council president
Read Janey's interview with the Scope
See Janey's campaign platform
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Between November 2020 and August 2021, The Scope asks the candidates running for Boston City Council in 2021: “What are your campaign’s top issues?”
Here’s their answers.