RoxVote Coalition and MPDC Organize First Boston Mayoral Debate


The RoxVote Coalition, organized by MPDC, hosted a mayoral debate between Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston District 7 Councilor, Tito Jackson, on October 11 at Hibernian Hall. Boston Globe reporter, Adrian Walker, moderated the hour-long debate during which candidates defended their records and clashed over issues of education, housing, economic development, and public safety in front of a capacity crowd. The debate was covered by a host of major news outlets including The Boston Globe, WBUR, The Boston Herald, CBS Boston, WGBH, Boston Business Journal, The BayState Banner, Universal Hub, and BNN who livestreamed the event. More photos from the event here.

YOU can help elect the next mayor of Boston by voting in the general municipal election on Tuesday, November 7. Polling locations across the city open from 7am – 8pm. Check your voter registration status online ahead of time, and if you’re not sure who is on your ballot, check out the city’s new sample ballot map. Also, join RoxVote as they make 5,000 GOTV phone calls on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 1pm – 6pm at Dudley Cafe (15 Warren Street) during the Don’t Forget 2 Vote PhoneAthon.