This Tuesday's municipal election will most likely be a quiet election with few contested races. But there is a strong possibility that some challengers will defeat incumbents. All four incumbents are seeking reelection with only one challenger, Annissa Essaibi-George. Essaibi-George finished fifth in 2013 in the last at-large city council election, but started campaigning earlier and has gained numerous endorsements, including from current Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. Read a Q&A with Annissa Essaibi-George here.
At-Large Boston City Councilor Michael Flaherty is seeking reelection on Tuesday, November 3rd. Flaherty was first elected to the council in 1999, ran for mayor in 2009, and was reelected as an at-large city councilor in 2013. Flaherty spoke with Jamaica Plain News about his candidacy. All four incumbents are seeking reelection with only one challenger, Annissa Essaibi-George — read a Q&A with her here; Read a Q&A with Ayanna Pressley here. Read a Q&A with Stephen Murphy here.