- “From every corner of our city, Boston has spoken. We are ready to meet this moment. We are ready to become a Boston for everyone,” Wu said Tuesday night, CNN reports. “I want to be clear, it wasn’t my vision on the ballot, it was ours, together.”
- She was next in line when former Boston mayor Marty Walsh became the labor secretary in the Biden administration.
Wu’s victory comes after a massively unique and historic battle in Boston for the mayor role.
- All of the serious contenders were people of color, and most of them were women, according to CNN.
Wu earned high points from Massachusetts progressives, such as Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, who all have big names in Washington, D.C., according to The Associated Press.