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The Rev. Liz Walker gave the invocation to start the speaking program at the "Souls to the Polls" event Sunday afternoon.

‘When you pray, move your feet’: Black faith leaders, politicians get out the vote Sunday

Around a hundred people gathered outside the Charles AME Church Sunday afternoon with bullhorns and signs encouraging voters to be the change.

Michelle Wu and Senator Elizabeth Warren joined forces to kick off the first day of early voting during a rally in front of the Boston Public Library Saturday morning.

Wu discusses free T, public safety, and her lead in ‘On the Record’ interview

With early voting for the Boston mayoral election underway, the frontrunner candidate reiterated her progressive agenda and brushed off polls that show her in a commanding lead.

Former mayoral candidate John Barros (left) moderated a debate between Councilors Michele Wu and  Annissa Essaibi George at the Museum of African American History on Saturday.

Wu, Essaibi-George meet for discussion of issues that affect Black Bostonians

Moderated by John Barros, a former candidate in the race, the one-hour conversation organized by the Black Joy Project and hosted by the Museum of African American History was advertised as a debate. But the candidates were largely in agreement about issues facing Black Bostonians.

Michelle Wu spoke to a passerby from inside the Green T Coffee Shop in Roslindale.

The one when Michelle Wu opens a café — and finds a passion for trying to make government work

Before she was a lawyer or a city councilor or a mayoral candidate, before she was a wife or mother, Michelle Wu was the owner of a literary-themed café in Chicago.

Annissa Essaibi George held a photograph of herself and her father, Ezzeddine Essaibi, that was taken in 2004 when she was pregnant with her oldest son.

‘A dream my father thought was literally impossible.’ For Annissa Essaibi George, the run for Boston mayor she promised her dad

Ezzeddine Essaibi had doubts that his daughter, with her Arab name, could garner votes in Boston. But she is one of two candidates still vying to be mayor.

Kendra Hicks is running for District 6 city councilor.

City Council candidate Kendra Hicks calls her experience with rent problems part of larger affordable housing issue

City Council candidate Kendra Hicks has publicly addressed her experience with rent problems, tweeting after an affordable housing event earlier this month that “as someone who has faced eviction and housing insecurity, the #personalispolitical" and has talked about her background in the context of the city's housing market.

Councilor Frank Baker (left) is being challenged by Stephen McBride for the District 3 seat on the City Council.

In District 3, a progressive newcomer tests Frank Baker’s staying power

Frank Baker has stood out as a traditionalist on an increasingly progressive City Council, opposing initiatives like rent control and the establishment of an independent office to investigate police misconduct. Challenger Stephen McBride is arguing that it’s time the district had a representative who would prioritize progressive political advocacy along with the traditional councilor purview of neighborhood services.

Boston residents took advantage of early voting in the preliminary election in September, casting their votes at St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church in Roslindale.

Early voting for Boston election begins this weekend

Early voting begins for Boston’s Nov. 2 election begins Saturday and will run through Friday, Oct. 29. Any registered Boston voter can cast their ballot at any early voting location. The full list and hours of early voting locations are on the city’s website.