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Althea Garrison, a longtime candidate, is now a Boston city councilor

Althea Garrison, a longtime candidate, is now a Boston city councilor

Althea Garrison shakes hands with Mayor Marty Walsh after she was sworn in as a city councilor. Althea Garrison ran for a seat on the Boston City Council for decades. In late 2017, she ran for an at-large councilor seat finishing fifth — or, in other words, she was the first runner-up in a race for four seats. But over a year later, what may have once been considered a loss is a loss no longer. On Wednesday, Garrison was sworn into office with a standing ovation, as the Dorchester resident and perennial candidate took her seat in City […]

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