Dorchester’s Taushawn Tinsley Running for Boston City Council At-Large

Now that we're done with the midterm elections, at-large Boston City Council candidates are announcing their intentions, and Dorchester resident Taushawn Tinsley is throwing his hat into the ring. “I live the issues, that fill the conversation in Boston. I feel them close with my family and in my work and as a life-long Bostonian, I know Boston can work towards inclusion for everyone,” said Tinsley via press release. Tinsley, 25, is a Boston Public Schools teacher, worked as a regional planner in the Mayor's Office of Emergency Management, and previously interned for former Boston City Councilor Charles Yancey and former state Rep. Gloria Fox. He stressed his passion for education, as he has been a mentor for the Boston Debate League, Upward Bound and taught public policy and civic engagement at the American Legion Boys & Girls State program.

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Sheroes at Doyle’s: Ayanna, Rollins, Nika, Malia, Chang-Diaz on Dec. 12

The JP Progressives are hosting their annual fundraiser on Dec. 12 and it's going to feature several newly elected sheroes. "Our work this year was extensive, and we are proud of both the results that we helped achieve and the effort we put forward. We gathered signatures for ballot questions and candidates. We organized phone and text banks to elect progressive candidates to state and federal offices across the nation.

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Jamaica Plain Election Info: Candidates, Ballot Questions, Where to Vote and More

Tuesday's Election Day is going to be extremely tame, at least in Massachusetts, compared to the fireworks of September's primaries, which already decided all of the major races. Not sure where you vote? Click here to find out where to vote. Races Already Decided

Jamaica Plain encompasses two congressional districts and there is only one candidate in the final of each. At-Large Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley is headed to Washington, DC after defeating 10-time incumbent Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for the 7th District.

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JP Progressives Endorsements: Vote ‘Yes’ on Ballot Questions, Elugardo

JP Progressives has joined activists across the country in making thousands of calls encouraging voters in swing districts to flip the House to the Democratic Party. Here in Jamaica Plain, members have been canvassing for our endorsed candidates like Elizabeth Warren, Maura Healey, Ayanna Pressley, Sonia Chang Diaz, Liz Malia, Nika Elugardo and Rachael Rollins. We are also writing in Katie Forde for Registry of Deeds. This part of our slate represents a movement of women, many of whom, as Ayanna eloquently stated, have moved from fighting to show their voices matter to showing their leadership matters. We agree, and for this reason, it is important that voters show up in large numbers to demonstrate overwhelming support for these leaders.

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