Both candidates say they have taken top spots in the preliminary election to be Boston’s next permanent mayor, and their challengers have all conceded.
As potential major changes loom in Boston’s development policies, real estate executives are weighing in with their wallets in the mayoral race.
Boston city councilor and mayoral candidate Andrea Campbell called for waiving liquor license fees in 2022 and a 15-percent cap on Uber Eats-style delivery service fees as part of a platform to help the city’s restaurant industry recover from the pandemic.
Boston has a new mayor in Kim Janey, who became the city’s first female and first person of color to take the office Monday.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a former Harvard Law School professor, took sides over the weekend in the suddenly wide open Boston mayoral contest, endorsing City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu’s campaign.