Latest Mayoral elections News

Boston getting mayor of color as Wu, Essaibi George advance

Sep. 15, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in 200 years, Boston voters have narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two women of color who will face off against each other in November. City Councilors Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George topped the five-person race in...

Nonprofit exec, council president to vie for Cleveland mayor

Sep. 15, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A nonprofit executive and the City Council president will face off in November to determine who will succeed Cleveland's longtime mayor. According to unofficial results, Justin Bibb received 27% of the vote and Council President Kevin Kelley 19% on...

Wu advances in Boston mayor race; opponent too early to call

Sep. 15, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in 200 years, Boston voters have narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two women of color who will face off against each other in November. The question is, which two? Democrat Michelle Wu emerged the top...

Michelle Wu advances in a Boston election that promises a mayor of color; opponent too early to call

Sep. 15, 2021 02:03 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Michelle Wu advances in a Boston election that promises a mayor of color; opponent too early to call.

Bibb leads, ex-mayor concedes, in Cleveland mayoral primary

Sep. 15, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nonprofit executive Justin Bibb had a lead Tuesday night in Cleveland’s mayoral primary race, which narrowed a field of seven candidates to two, according to unofficial election results. With 100% of precincts reporting, Bibb had the unofficial lead...

NYC's Eric Adams runs for mayor as the outsider's insider

Sep. 14, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — He's a veteran Democratic office holder who registered as a Republican in the late 1990s. He's a junk food lover who turned vegan. He's an insider with an outsider's sense of grievance. But Eric Adams, who first gained fame as a critic of the police...

New Mexico deploys absentee ballot drop boxes statewide

Sep. 14, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Election officials are deploying ballot drop boxes across New Mexico for people who choose to cast absentee ballots without walking indoors during the upcoming Nov. 2 local election for public offices including mayor of Albuquerque and Santa Fe. ...

3 candidates for Santa Fe mayor clash at public forum

Sep. 13, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe's incumbent entrepreneur-turned-mayor defended his handling of conflicts over historical monuments and stewardship of a COVID-battered economy at a candidate forum Monday amid stinging criticism from two Latina challengers. Mayor Alan...

Douglas County commissioner, former mayor Mike Boyle dies

Sep. 13, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County Commissioner and former Omaha mayor Mike Boyle died Monday morning following a bout with pneumonia. He was 77. Boyle’s daughter, fellow Douglas County Commissioner Maureen Boyle, announced her father’s death through a spokeswoman...

Boston mayor hopefuls stump ahead of preliminary election

Sep. 12, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Candidates for Boston Mayor are making a last pitch to voters ahead of the city's preliminary election on Tuesday. Acting Mayor Kim Janey, city councilors Annissa Essaibi George, Andrea Campbell and Michelle Wu, and John Barros, the city’s former...