Michelle Wu becomes Boston’s first woman and person of color to be elected mayor

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Michelle Wu becomes Boston’s first woman and person of color to be elected mayor

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Michelle Wu speaks to supporters Wednesday night in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Allison Dinner/Getty Images - The Guardian

Michelle Wu has made history after being elected as mayor of Boston, becoming the first woman and person of color elected to the position in almost 200 years.

“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,” said Wu to her supporters on Tuesday night. “I want to be clear, it wasn’t my vision on the ballot, it was ours, together.”

Click here to read the full article published by The Guardian on 3 November 2021.

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