Mike Duggan might be an interesting politician to follow

Mike Duggan became Mayor of Detroit last night with over 55 percent of the vote, becoming Detroit’s first white Mayor since 1974. It was a wild ride for Duggan — he got kicked off the primary ballot and had to run… Continue Reading

Bill De Blasio’s reign of amazingness begins now

In all likelihood, Bill De Blasio is about to become Mayor of New York City; the last time that the Mayor of America’s largest city wasn’t named Giuliani or Bloomberg was 1993. This is a fairly large moment/situation, because Boston —… Continue Reading

Welcome to Election Day 2013, y’all

Good rundowns here, here, and here. The big show is in the Virginia governor race, but there’s also 312 Mayoral elections, including big ones in Boston (first open ballot in 20 years), NYC (no more Bloomberg), Seattle (expected to be tight),… Continue Reading