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City Council votes to bypass special mayoral election

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

The Boston City Council voted Wednesday to skip a special election to choose the city's next mayor.
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Boston City Council passes law to bypass special mayoral election

Boston City Council passes law to bypass special mayoral election

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The Boston City Council has unanimously approved a petition to cancel a prospective special election for mayor this year.
The council voted 12-0, with one abstention, to OK the move. The measure will now head to Mayor Martin Walsh's desk.
The city's charter requires that any mayoral vacancy before March 5 be filled in three months by a special election. It appears likely that Walsh, President Biden's nominee for Labor secretary, will be out by then, as the U.S. Senate is due to hold a hearing about him nomination Thursday, and no Biden nominees have been voted down yet.
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