At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley and former state rep Charlotte Golar Richie are both considering running for Boston mayor. Either candidate would be the first prominent female candidate in the race.
At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, who topped the citywide at-large race two years ago, is still considering a run for Boston mayor, she told the Boston Herald. Also, seriously considering getting into the race is former state representative Charlotte Golar Richie, currently the senior vice president for public policy, advocacy and government relations for YouthBuild USA. If Pressley or Richie were to run, either would be the first prominent female mayoral candidate. So far city councilors Felix Arroyo, Mike Ross, Rob Consalvo and John Connolly, have all announced they're running for mayor. State Rep. Martin Walsh and District Attorney Dan Conley are also two of the more prominent candidates.