2013 elections

State Rep. Byron Rushing, who represents the South End, Roxbury and parts of Back Bay, was elected to the House in 1982, well before the city started to brace itself for an open mayoral race. The assistant majority leader and a top Democrat smiles when he... Read more
On a hill in Jamaica Plain, behind a row of homes on Peter Parley Road that share a backyard, the mayoral hopefuls weaved their way through the crowd of voters at the Ward 11 Democratic Committee’s picnic. Grinning, Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley... Read more
5 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. City Councillor At-Large Felix Arroyo gets the early bird award, with a schedule entry that puts him at the Freeport Bus Yard at 5:30 a.m. District 5 Councillor Rob Consalvo starts the day at his home in Hyde Park and... Read more
6 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. Results from the Suffolk University/Herald poll are expected this morning at 9. Another poll, from MassINC, is expected to come out on Thursday morning. City Councillor At-Large Felix Arroyo and District 5 Councillor... Read more
Ross campaigns outside Leon Electric Building: The mayoral candidate pushed for city re-development to focus on neighborhood targets like this prominent Uphams Corner warehouse next to the Fairmount Line. Photo by Gintautas Dumcius A day after state Rep... Read more
7 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. GLOBE ENDORSES BARROS AND CONNOLLY: The Globe this morning endorsed community activist John Barros and City Councillor At-Large John Connolly: "Out of a strong field, Barros and Connolly are the two who should emerge... Read more
8 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. Most of the candidates are expected at a forum put together by the Back Bay Association this morning, the first of several forums this week. A transportation and environment forum at Boston Public Library in Copley... Read more
9 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. GLOBE POLL: City Councillor At-Large John Connolly holds a slight edge in the Globe poll posted on Saturday night. The poll says just 25 percent of voters have made a decision in the first open mayoral race in 30 years... Read more
10 days to the Sept. 24 preliminary. SUFFOLK POLL IN THE FIELD: David Paleologos, who runs Suffolk University’s polling outfit, confirmed last night that his team has a Boston citywide poll in the field. MAYORAL CANDIDATES' STANCE ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA:... Read more
In response to a News Service questionnaire, nine of the 12 candidates hoping to become the next mayor of Boston explained their stances on regulating and supervising medical marijuana facilities in the city. QUESTION: How would your administration deal... Read more

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