Reporter Adam Reilly welcomes local political experts who are closely watching Boston’s mayoral race to see which of the five candidates will face each other in the race to the November elections.
GBH News City Hall reporter Saraya Wintersmith and WBZ political commentator Jon Keller lead the way with their reporting and historical context. Pollster Steve Koczela points out some of the interesting data points in the race, and finally UMass political scientist Erin O’Brien meets up with Jax Van Zandt, host of the show Politics and Prosecco to talk about the significance of the race to women and particularly women of color.
More info on Boston Mayoral Election 2021: Preliminary Preview with the GBH News Politics Team
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