BOSTON (CBS) – There could soon be another name added to the Boston mayor’s race. State Rep. Jon Santiago, a Democrat representing the South End, is considering a run.
“I too have my owned lived experiences as a Latino man growing up in the city for a number of years, who has grown up in subsidized housing, who went to BPS schools, who has really dedicated his whole life to public service,” Santiago said.READ MORE: CVS Lists Teachers As Eligible For COVID Vaccine Appointments In Massachusetts
“I think the mayor of Boston is going to have to provide a vision that speaks to all Bostonians and should we jump in the race, I am looking forward to sharing that with my fellow citizens.”READ MORE: Watch Live @ 9 AM: Baker Announcement On COVID Vaccinations In Massachusetts
Annissa Essaibi George, Michelle Wu and Andrea Campbell, three current members of Boston’s City Council, have already announced their candidacies.MORE NEWS: Boston May Transition Away From Fenway Park As Mass COVID Vaccination Site
Earlier this year, President Joe Biden picked Mayor Marty Walsh to be his Labor Secretary. A confirmation hearing was held on Thursday.