Lens: The night Michelle Wu was elected mayor of Boston

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  • Michelle Wu speaks to supporters after being elected the mayor of Boston.

  • A drum ensemble preluded Wu’s election party at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts.

  • Supporters of Wu brought her posters to the party.

  • Wu stepped onto the stage for her victory speech at 10:49 pm. She hugged the staff members of her team with joy.

  • Her supporters cheered when Wu stepped onto the stage. “Wu! Wu!” they cheered.

  • “You know I love this city more than anything,” she said. “I’m never going to stop fighting for this city that I love. I’m never going to stop fighting for the people that I love.”

  • Wu’s election team stood behind her throughout the speech.

  • Michelle Wu is the first Asian American and woman elected the mayor of Boston.

  • Wu hugging her children after the speech.