With Martin J. Walsh’s nomination to lead the Department of Labor under President Biden, the race for Boston mayor opened up, and multiple people have declared their candidacies.
In March, City Council President Kim Janey became acting mayor, becoming the first Black person and the first woman to lead the city of Boston.
Here are the leading candidates, in order of when they announced their campaigns:
Read the Globe’s coverage on each candidate:
— Michelle Wu makes it official: She’s running for mayor of Boston
— Elizabeth Warren endorses Wu in Boston mayoral race
— Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell announces run for mayor
— Former Massachusetts first lady endorses Andrea Campbell in race for Boston mayor
— Councilor Annissa Essaibi George jumps into the mayoral fray
— Santiago, a South End lawmaker, launches bid for Boston mayor
— Barros makes it official, joins mayor race
— Acting Mayor Kim Janey makes it official: She’s running for a full term
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