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Incumbents win City Council races

November 18, 2011
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(Photo by Ernesto Arroyo) City Councilor Felix Arroyo enthuses over his victory at JP’s James’s Gate on Election Night, Nov. 8

By John Ruch and Rebeca Oliveira The incumbent candidates won all of the at-large and local district Boston City Council seats in the Nov. 8 election. Jamaica Plain once again had some of the city’s highest voter turnout, and voters here largely agreed with the citywide ballot choices. In the at-large race, JP resident...

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JP resident helms Pressley’s big win

November 18, 2011
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(Gazette Photo by David Taber) Jessica Taubner.

A JP resident running her first campaign engineered At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley’s stunning turnaround from vulnerable incumbent to topping the ticket in the Nov. 8 election. “We took nothing for granted. To some degree, at the beginning, we were fighting for fourth place,” said Jessica Taubner, who took a leave of absence as...

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