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House on Why Janey or Campbell Should Start a Write-in Campaign for Mayor: Dorchester Reporter

Journalism associate professor Roger House writes for the Dorchester Reporter about why Boston’s Acting Mayor Kim Janey and City Councilor Andrea Campbell should start a write-in campaign after losing in the mayoral preliminary election.

More than likely, the preliminary’s winners, Wu and Essaibi George, will split the votes of liberals and white voters in the general election. This still leaves the Black and Hispanic communities without an authentic representative in the contest. The void creates an opportunity for a well-known Black candidate to be competitive with the support of a unified base, and outreach to the Hispanic community, among others.

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