The write-in candidate for mayor
We kind of wish we were able to listen in on the interview between Jamaica Plain Gazette's John Ruch and the "official" write-in candidate for mayor.
Brighton resident William Feegbeh spoke with the JP Gazette about having eyes on the mayor's chair, telling them he wanted to run for mayor as far back as 2003.
One problem: He was then living in Brockton, where he grew up after coming over from Liberia in the 1970s. "They told me if I want to be mayor, I have to move to the city," Feegbeh told the Gazette. (Yes, the folks at the Elections Department can be such jerks sometimes.)
So here he is, with $2 left in his campaign account as of Sept. 4. He had $205 in April, left over from a run at City Council At-Large in 2007. His campaign account shows a number of withdrawals, but no other details.