Under The Radar Issues In The Boston Mayoral Race

September 16, 2013

With just about a week left before the Boston Mayoral preliminary election on September 24, Callie Crossley looked at some of the issues and influences that have taken the back seat during the mayoral race. Kelly Bates and Peter Ubertaccio joined Crossley to consider the historic importance of candidates of color, delve into the power of identity politics, and ponder whether some of the lower ranked candidates should get a second look.


  • Kelly Bates: executive director of the Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning and Research at Emerson College
  • Peter Ubertaccio: chair of the Department of Political Science and International Studies at Stonehill College, director of the Joseph Martin Institute for Law And Society

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