|55th Mayor of Boston|
|Assumed office |
November 16, 2021
|Preceded by||Kim Janey|
|President of the Boston City Council|
January 2016 – January 2018
|Preceded by||Bill Linehan|
|Succeeded by||Andrea Campbell|
|Member of the Boston City Council|
January 4, 2014 – November 16, 2021
|Preceded by||John R. Connolly|
Felix G. Arroyo
|Succeeded by||Erin Murphy|
|Born||January 14, 1985|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Conor Pewarski (m. 2012)
|Education||Harvard University (BA, JD)|
Michelle Wu (born January 14, 1985) is an American lawyer and politician. Wu is the 55th Mayor of Boston since 2021. She was a member of the Boston City Council from 2014 until 2021. A Taiwanese-American, she is the first Asian American woman to serve on the council or be Boston's mayor. From January 2016 to January 2018, she was president of the council and was its first woman of color president.
In September 2020, Wu announced her candidacy for Mayor of Boston in the 2021 election. In November 2021, Wu won the election and became the first woman and person of color elected to the mayoral office.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Encarnacao, Jack (2016-01-05). "Michelle Wu takes reins as Boston City Council president". Boston Herald. Archived from the original on 2016-01-09. Retrieved 2016-01-05.
- ↑ Valencia, Milton J. (September 15, 2020). "Michelle Wu makes it official: She's running for mayor of Boston". The Boston Globe. Archived from the original on May 5, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
- ↑ Buell, Spencer (November 2, 2021). "Michelle Wu Will Be the Next Mayor of Boston". www.bostonmagazine.com. Archived from the original on November 3, 2021. Retrieved November 2, 2021.