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Ward 1 Democratic Committee Endorses: Walsh, Flaherty, Wu, Essaibi-George & Passacantilli

An endorsement meeting of the Ward 1 Democratic Committee was held on Wednesday, September 6th at the Bcyf Paris Street Community Center. The purpose of this meeting was to consider endorsements for Municipal offices on the ballot in the upcoming election.

The meeting was attended by seventeen (17) members of the Ward committee. The candidates who addressed the committee in person included one candidate for Mayor: Mayor Marty Walsh, four candidates for City Councilor At Large: City Councilor Michael Flaherty, Councilor Michelle Wu, Will King and Domingos DaRosa and two candidates for Distrcit 1 City Councilor: Stephen Passacantilli and Margaret Farmer for Boston City Council.

The following candidates sent representatives to speak on their behalf: Lydia Edwards for Boston City Council candidate for District 1 City Councilor. All certified candidates for the three offices were invited to attend.

The candidates or their representatives each delivered speeches about their backgrounds, qualifications and their platforms. The candidates presented great information and those in attendance asked some great questions, which spurred a lively and informative discussion.

Following the presentations by the candidates the Ward committee took an endorsement vote, with 17 members in attendance at the time of the vote a minimum of 12 votes was required for a candidate endorsement.

The committee voted to endorse the following candidates: Mayor Martin J. Walsh for Mayor, Councilor Michael Flaherty, Councilor Michelle Wu and Annissa for Boston for City Councilor At Large, and Stephen Passacantilli for District 1 City Councilor.

Voters head to the polls on September 26, 2017 for the preliminary election.
Questions? Contact Ward 1 chairman Michael Sulprizio at bosward1dems@gmail.comt. You can also follow the Ward Committee on Twitter @ward1demsEB or “Like” us on Facebook at

Source: Ward 1 Democrats

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