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Baker signs Massachusetts' congressional redistricting map

Nov. 23, 2021 13:42 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation Monday creating new lines for Massachusetts' nine congressional districts. The map avoids any dramatic shifts in district lines, in large part because the state retains the same number of existing...

Baker signs bills creating new state House, Senate districts

Nov. 07, 2021 09:04 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker signed two bills this week that will draw new district lines for all 200 state House and Senate seats in Massachusetts. State lawmakers who crafted the new maps said the new districts will help strengthen the political clout of Black,...

Boston mayoral candidates hoping to make history Tuesday

Nov. 01, 2021 15:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The two candidates hoping to make history in Boston's mayoral contest — Democrats Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George — spent the final hours of the campaign racing from neighborhood to neighborhood urging their voters to turn up at the polls Tuesday. ...