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Cambridge City Councillor Nadeem A. Mazen is spearheading an effort to raise Cambridge’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, though it remains unclear whether such a policy shift would affect Harvard.
The Cambridge Municipal Election draws to a close outside of a Salvation Army in Central Cambridge on Tuesday evening.
Quincy House served as one of the voting locations for the Cambridge Municipal election on Tuesday.
Jan Devereux, a first-time candidate for City Council, will be the only newcomer to the body, replacing current vice mayor Dennis A. Benzan.
Cambridge City Council posters promoting the election on Tues. November 3 line houses along Shepard Street.
Harvard students with roots in Cambridge said their city has a particularly active local politics scene, but they differed in their interest in voting this cycle.
Harvard students joined activists from Black Lives Matter in Cambridge as they marched down Massachusetts Avenue on Sunday, rallying for affordable housing protection and wage reform.
Attendees of the “We Matter! Jobs & Housing Rally” fill Massachusetts Ave. in front of Cambridge City Hall Sunday. The rally, organized by Black Lives Matter Cambridge, called on candidates for Cambridge City Council to address a perceived lack of affordable housing and wage security.
Following Boston Mayor Marty J. Walsh’s pronounced commitment to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015, city officials said Boston has made “tremendous progress.”
John Sanzone, a Cambridge City Council candidate, has decided to end his campaign following revelations this week that he previously posted racist and homophobic comments on a white supremacy website.
When they take to the polls for the upcoming Cambridge City Council elections on Nov. 3, voters across Cambridge will use their ballots to take sides on a number of issues. The Crimson breaks down the issues and the 23 candidates vying for spots on the Council.
Although some Harvard students from local areas are aware of the main issues of the Nov. 3 Cambridge City Council election, most are not intimately acquainted with the candidates and their positions.
More than 75 Harvard students cheered “Harvard United for Bernie!” on the way to the rally for the presidential candidate at the Boston Convention Center.