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Boston Mayor Michelle Wu endorses Enrique Pepén for City Council, snubbing Ricardo Arroyo

Her choice to back Pepén is a blow to the incumbent councilor, a onetime Wu ally.

In Boston’s District 5, controversy swirls around the incumbent, as three challengers vie for the City Council seat

The dynamic in the race for Boston City Council District 5 is simple: Ricardo Arroyo, a progressive incumbent hounded by controversy over the last year, is battling for a third term against three challengers attempting to unseat him.

Embattled Boston City Councilor Kendra Lara faces two challengers in reelection bid

Kendra Lara is competing with IT director William King and labor attorney Benjamin Weber in the Sept. 12 preliminary election for District 6.

A new ranked-choice voting coalition just launched. This time, it’s targeting the Boston City Council.

The Ranked Choice Boston coalition proposes using ranked-choice voting in both the general and preliminary elections.

‘It’s a clown show’: Boston city councilors make reelection push after chaotic term

After a chaotic term, the Boston City Council is on the ballot this fall, with a slate of races that are as much about competence and cooperation as they are about ideology.

Election authorities rule in Boston Councilor Kendra Lara’s favor in residency case

Objectors who challenged that Lara lives in her council district failed to meet the burden of proof showing that she lived outside her constituency, Boston election authorities found Tuesday.


Boston’s City Council is rich in embarrassments. It doesn’t need to be.

If you liked the bad old days of Boston politics, then maybe this crop of city councilors is for you. If not, the election season is a great time to tell them: knock it off.

Boston City Councilor Kendra Lara is facing criminal charges. Will it cost her an election?

As she runs for a second term, receiving the same backing from two years ago is an open question.