Thu, 13 May 2021

Boston Mayoral Race Without Clear Frontrunner

30 Apr 2021, 12:16 GMT+10

Boston Mayoral Race Without Clear Frontrunner

With under five months until election day, the race for Mayor of Boston is wide open as a plurality of voters (36%) are still undecided on who they plan to support. Boston City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu has 16% of the vote, acting Mayor Kim Janey is at 15%, Boston City Councilor At-Large Anissa Essaibi George is at 15% and District 4 Councilor Andrea Campbell is at 11%. Candidates with single-digit support include State Rep. Jon Santiago (4%), fmr. city economic development chief John Barros (3%), and Michael Bianchi (1%).

To view the full announcement, including downloadable images, bios, and more, click here.

Key Takeaways:

  • Voters split on reallocating funding from police departments to social services
  • Majority of voters see systemic racism as a serious problem in Boston
  • Fifteen percent report they will not receive a Covid-19 vaccine for any reason

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Source: Emerson Polling

Distributed by: Reportable, Inc.

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