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City Councilor and mayoral candidate Annissa Essaibi George.

Boston mayoral candidate Annissa Essaibi George inspired as a teacher and businesswoman

Former students praise Essaibi George for her patience and guidance, but her time as a teacher and operation of her small business also fit into a broader pattern of administrative lapses that runs throughout her professional career.

Boston mayoral candidates Annissa Essaibi George (left) and Michelle Wu.

In the second debate, fireworks between Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George

During a substantive policy conversation with far more fireworks than were on display in previous forums, the candidates tussled on topics from policing to housing to transportation.

James Pindell | Debate analysis
Left to right, City Councilor Michelle Wu, moderator Latoyia Edwards, and City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George at the mayoral debate on NBC 10.

Three takeaways from the Boston mayoral debate

Feisty. Policy-oriented. Personal. This NBC 10 debate provided an hour unlike any we have seen in this race so far.

Councilors Annissa Essaibi George, left, and Michelle Wu.

Michelle Wu, Annissa Essaibi George joust in scrappy second televised debate in Boston mayoral race

If it is anything like the first debate last week, expect City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George, the underdog, to come out swinging at City Councilor Michelle Wu, who has maintained her dominant lead in the contest, according to two recent polls.

Boston mayoral candidates Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu.

Watch live: Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu face off in Boston mayoral debate

Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu are meeting in their second debate in the Boston mayoral contest.

The Massachusetts State House, where lawmakers reconstructed maps to make a majority-minority state Senate district based in Brockton.

Under pressure, state Senate redraws map, adding new majority-minority district in Brockton

Advocates had pushed hard for the change. “Often we wonder, is it worth it to testify? Is it worth it to show up? And the answer is yes,” said Beth Huang, executive director of the Massachusetts Voter Table.

Passersby walked near City Hall in Boston in 2018.

With campaign donations, Boston city workers have staked out their preferred mayoral candidate

Less than a month from Election Day, new campaign finance data show a stark divide among city workers willing to put money behind one of the two sitting councilors in the race for mayor.

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Andrea Campbell announced her endorsements in the at-large and District 4 City Council races. She has still not weighed in on the mayoral race.

Boston City Council race this week: Latest poll mirrors prelims, Andrea Campbell unveils endorsements, flier sparks racism allegations

A new poll shows which candidates are leading the at-large City Council race, former mayoral candidate and District 4 councilor Andrea Campbell announces her council endorsements, and a campaign mailer sparks accusations of racism in the District 6 race.