With Ross throwing his hat into the mayoral race, Josh Zakim announces his bid for the city council's 8th District seat.
Dawson will be running against Democrats Jay Livingstone and Nils Tracy.
So far, three Democrats have announced their candidacy.
Kerry's resignation is effective as of 4 p .m. Friday.
Check back throughout the day for election coverage, photos, and local election results from the Beacon Hill.
The most recent Suffolk University poll suggests that voters are being influenced by a barrage of ads urging them to block Question 2.
The car owner's group wants the ballot passed in spite of recent compromise legislation.
If you have a question for the candidates, submit it in the comments section below and it could be asked during the televised Oct. 16 Town Hall Presidential Debate.
The debate will be moderated by “Meet the Press” anchor David Gregory and will begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1.
A spoof website ignites discussion on both side of the issue.
Advertise on Patch and reach potential customers in your backyard and beyond. Click here for more information.
Learn more »
If you want to help local causes, or your cause needs local help, your next click should be right here.
Learn more »
Enter your tip here and it will be sent straight to
Local Editor David Ertischek, Chris Helms, Editor Cate Lecuyer, and Jake O'Donnell,
Beacon Hill Patch's (incredibly grateful)
Beacon Hill news, events, and deals sent to you daily and breaking news as it happens.
See more options
You’re now signed up!