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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Kicks Off Re-election Campaign

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    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh officially kicked off his reelection campaign on Saturday with a large crowd in attendance in Dorchester. (Published Saturday, July 22, 2017)

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh officially kicked off his re-election campaign Saturday afternoon in Dorchester.

    Hundreds of supporters gathered outside of Florian Hall where Walsh launched his "One Boston for All" video.

    Walsh, who is seeking a second term in office, says he is focused on building a road map to the future.

    "We have created 60,000 new jobs, made a record investment in our schools, and we are on track to create record numbers of affordable housing units by 2030," Walsh said. "I'm proud of how far we’ve come in such a short amount of time, and I will continue to fight for our city. It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve as Mayor of Boston, and I'm thrilled to bring everyone together today to celebrate the exciting journey ahead."

    Walsh said to his supporters, "You are the greatest people in the world who are with me. We can't lose, because I have the greatest."

    Across town, Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson was hard at work.

    "This is my third pair of shoes - I'm knocking on doors," he said.

    Running against Walsh and Jackson for the office is Joseph A. Wiley, a Roxbury native.

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