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Boston mayoral preliminary

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Michelle Wu

Michelle Wu

33.4%35,888 votes

Annissa Essaibi George

Annissa Essaibi George

22.5%24,186 votes

Andrea Campbell
19.7%21,221 votesKim Janey
19.5%20,946 votesJohn Barros
3.2%3,436 votes

City Council At-large preliminary

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Michael Flaherty

Michael Flaherty

15.0%41,299 votes

Julia Mejia

Julia Mejia

14.1%38,765 votes

Ruthzee Louijeune

Ruthzee Louijeune

12.2%33,425 votes

Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy

8.3%22,835 votes

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Councilors Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu.

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Antony Blinken.

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Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh.

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