Kelly Bates of Hyde Park formally announced her bid yesterday for one of the four at-large seats on the city council.
Ruthzee Louijeune announced her bid for a seat this morning. Former senior counsel to Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign, she enters the race with an endorsement from former state Rep. Marie St. Fleur. The Dorchester Reporter has more info.
Kelly Ransom of Jamaica Plain has filed organization papers with the state for the District 6 (Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Mission Hill and a bit of Roslindale) seat Matt O'Malley is giving up this year. Ransom, currently director of communications and public affairs at the Madison Park Development Corp., was born in JP, grew up in West Roxbury and lived for awhile in Roslindale. If she decides to run, she'd be facing off against (so far) Kendra Hicks of JP and Mary Tamer of West Roxbury.
The Reporter reports that Deeqo Jibril, who ran for the District 7 council seat (Roxbury) in 2017, is now running for the District 4 council seat (Dorchester, Mattapan, Roslindale) that Andrea Campbell is leaving to run for mayor.
Current at-large Councilor Annissa Essaibi George was recently endorsed by the Massachusetts Nurses Association.