2019 City of Boston Council Election

The Top 3 Priorities

Of

City Council At Large Candidates[1]

Election: Nov 5, 2019

 

Click on name for additional questions and more detailed responses

Follow them on social media to learn more about their day-to-day activities

[1] No recorded responses from other candidates on the ballot to the question

David Halbert  
www.davidhalbert.com
@VoteHalbert
@VoteHalbert
@VoteHalbert
1.     Increasing transparency and access to government for regular citizens  
2.     Addressing issues of structural inequality in government service and performance
3.     Establishing a multi-year municipal workforce development internship program connecting city departments and specific BPS high schools – with a goal of future expansion  
Julia Mejia  
www.juliaforboston.com
JuliaforBoston
@juliaforboston
juliaforboston
1.      Constituent engagement-civic accountability and Transparency in City government.
2.      Increasing access to Affordable Housing via higher mandatory minimum % of affordable units required with new buildings and a reduction/elimination of the offsets currently allowed
3.      Public School Education – both in terms of funding and community engagement
 Alejandra St. Guillen  
www.alejandraforboston.com
alejandra.st.guillen
@astguillen
astguillen  
1.     Focus on Children, Young Adults, and Parents  
2.     Focus on Neighborhoods: Increasing Affordable Housing and Transit Reliability
3.     Focus on protecting Immigrants and Black Families from Deportation and Displacement
Michael Flaherty  
www.MichaelFlaherty.com
@FlahertyFanpage
@mfflaherty
@michaelfflaherty  
1.      Make Boston more affordable  
2.      Improve the quality and close the achievement gap in our Boston Public Schools
3.      Continue to address the opioid epidemic and substance abuse disorder in Boston.
Annissa Essaibi-George  
www.annissaforboston.com
@annissaforbos
annissaforboston
1.      Boston Public Schools  
2.      Public Health and Access to Mental Health Services
3.      Ending homelessness for families in Boston
Michelle Wu  
MichelleForBoston.com
MichelleForBoston
@wutrain
wutrain
1.     Economic mobility  
2.     Racial equity
3.     Climate justice