With Walsh Out Of The Way, The Mayoral Race Is Wide Open

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh appears to be heading to Washington as President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for labor secretary, which means the race for City Hall is now incumbent-free.

While just two candidates have thrown their hats in the ring so far, nearly a dozen are are said to be thinking about joining the fray.

For a preview of what's expected to be a crowded, lively and historically diverse race, WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes turned to democratic political analyst Michael Curry.

This segment aired on January 8, 2021.

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Bob Oakes was a senior correspondent in the WBUR newsroom, a role he took on in 2021 after nearly three decades hosting WBUR's Morning Edition.


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