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Consalvo joins crowded mayoral race

Says he’ll stress public safety

Declaring his love for Boston and his plans for its future, City Councilor Rob Consalvo officially launched his campaign for mayor on Thursday night in front of about 400 supporters at a kickoff event in Jamaica Plain.

Speaking in front of a large blue campaign sign with the slogan “Making Boston Better,” Consalvo tried to set himself apart from the other 23 candidates.

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