Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Michelle Wu greets supporters after winning the mayoral election on Nov. 2.

Wu triumphs in mayor’s race; first woman, person of color to be elected to city’s top job

By Frankie Rowley and Bailey Allen
November 2, 2021

Michelle Wu secured victory in Boston’s mayoral election Tuesday night, defeating her opponent, at-large city councilor Annissa Essaibi George, by nearly 30 points in a historic race to become the first...

Michelle Wu addresses an MBTA meeting in February 2019

Days before election, Wu tells students to get involved

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2021

City Councilor at Large Michelle Wu outlined what a Wu mayoralty would look like and urged the younger population to participate in the upcoming Nov. 2 election in a student press conference on Wednesday.  “We...

Michelle Wu (left) and Annissa Essaibi George (right) are set to compete for the citys top job this November.

Wu, Essaibi George advance to general election for Mayor

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
September 15, 2021

City Councilors at Large Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George are set to advance to the city’s general election for Mayor on Nov. 2 after finishing as the top two vote-getters in Tuesday’s preliminary...

Clockwise from top left: Michelle Wu, Kim Janey, John Barros, Andrea Campbell, and Annissa Essaibi George, and

Breaking down Boston’s five candidates

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
September 10, 2021

Preliminary elections for Boston mayoral election—the first contest without an elected incumbent since 1993—are set for Sept. 14—after which two final candidates will progress to the general election...

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