Weber and King Advance to Face Off in November 7th Election

District 6 City Councilor Kendra Lara was defeated easily by the two challengers in Tuesday's election -- that means that challengers Ben Weber and William King will face each other on Nov. 7. Jamaica Plain's Weber got 4,810 votes, King netted 4,291, and Lara received 2,262. These stats are unofficial, and according to the Boston Open Election Results Portal, a nonpartisan collaborative effort by a number of groups that provide stats from tabulation machines at each precinct. The stats are from crowdsourced photos, and do not include all mail-in ballots.


What You Need to Know: Boston City Council District 6 Election

Three candidates are vying in the Boston City Council District 6 preliminary municipal election on Tuesday. The top two vote getters will face each other in a general election on November 7. This election cycle is quite the opposite of embattled first-term District 6 City Councilor Kendra Lara's first election. In her first election, Lara benefitted from her opponent sending out a racist mailing. This time, Lara is under fire due to a June 30 car accident in which the vehicle she was driving, crashed into a Centre Street house.


William King on Why You Should Vote for Him for Boston City Council District 6

West Roxbury resident William King is one of the three candidates for the District 6 Boston City Council seat. The Preliminary Municipal Election is on Tuesday, September 12, and two candidates will advance to the general election on November 7. Any registered Boston voter can vote at any early voting location. You don’t need an excuse or reason to vote early. Not sure if you’re registered?