The Boston City Council voted by a razor-thin margin Wednesday to approve a redistricting plan that immediately came under fire, with complaints that it dilutes the political influence of the city’s people of color. But the plan, which passed by a 7-to-6 vote, is not yet a sure thing: If Mayor Thomas M. Menino does not sign onto the new map, it will take nine votes from city councilors to overrule and make the proposed map official. Menino said he was not yet sure whether he would give his approval.
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