Latest 2017 Boston Mayoral Race headlines

24prelim - Robert Cappucci (Jaymes Leavitt)


Mayoral candidate said billboard sign was ripped down

“Obviously someone has a problem with my candidacy,’’ said Robert Cappucci of East Boston

Tito Jackson.


These City Council candidates have more campaign cash than Tito Jackson

Two candidates for City Council have raised more than any of Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s challengers.

Tito Jackson said he was thrilled to be on a list of “vibrant and transformational” people.


Tito Jackson included on list of 100 influential black Americans

Jackson, who grew up in Grove Hall and is running for mayor, was No. 84 on The Root 100.

Alex Place of Milton and Kristine Acevedo of Dorchester staged a sit-in inside the lobby of the mayor’s office suite in City Hall Friday to press the mayor to debate his challengers.

Walsh declines to debate before Sept. 26 preliminary election

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh had said he would debate his opponents before the preliminary vote. Now he’s saying he won’t.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson.

Walsh won’t debate Jackson one-on-one before preliminary contest

The mayor’s campaign insists that all four candidates on the ballot be part of any debate.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh was interviewed by Meghna Chakrabarti and Meghan Irons at UMass Boston on Thursday.

As mayor, ‘I think I’ve become a better listener,’ Walsh says

Mayor Martin J. Walsh touted his first-term record on affordable housing and alleviating homelessness Thursday.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Tito Jackson.

Watch: Full interviews with Tito Jackson and Marty Walsh

City Councilor Tito Jackson participated Wednesday in the first of two conversations with the city’s leading mayoral candidates.

Boston Mayoral candidate Tito Jackson arrives to an interview by Radio Boston host Meghna Chakrabarti (L) and Meghan Iron, chief of the Boston Globe's City Hall Bureau.

In mayoral race interview, Jackson dings Walsh for furthering city’s inequality

Tito Jackson participated in the first of two conversations with the city’s leading mayoral candidates.

Volunteers for Tito Jackson (center) have been erecting signs this week in Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan, and Hyde Park.


Signs the mayoral campaign is in motion

It’s not politicians out shaking hands or kissing adorable babies.

The Walsh administration has poured more money into school budgets, and student performance has improved in some areas.

Incremental improvements mark Walsh’s education record

A Globe review of the mayor’s education policies and plans showed his most ambitious initiatives have been mired in studies and public debate.

Boston-01/13/2017- Boston Mayor Marty Walsh put his arm around Tito Jackson as they posed in a group photo at the annual MLK Breakfast at the Roxbury YMCA. Jackson announced Thursday that he will run against Walsh for Mayor of Boston. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe(metro)

Mayoral candidates say they’ve collected thousands of signatures for ballot

Mayoral candidates must get 3,000 signatures from registered voters and submit them to Boston election officials by May 23.

Boston, MA- March 03, 2017: Boston Mayor, Martin

Trump’s shadow looms over city

Facing uncertainty over federal funding, Boston’s mayor proposed a “smart” $3.14b operating budget that he said better positions the city for any future financial instability.