Voters split on mayoral candidates

With less than two weeks until the Sept. 14 preliminary in the mayoral election, at-large City Councilor Michelle Wu appears most likely to advance to the final election with councilors Annissa Essaibi George, Andrea Campbell and acting Mayor Kim Janey locked in a tight competition for the number two spot.

District 4 Councilor Andrea Campbell speaks in front of the Edward Brooke Courthouse

An Aug. 26 Emerson College Poll showed undecided voters still the majority with 25% of respondents unsure for whom they will cast a ballot in the preliminary and Wu close behind with 24% of voters leaning toward voting for her. The next three candidates were nearly in a statistical dead heat with 18% indicating support for Essaibi George, 16% for Janey and 14% for Campbell. John Barros, who served as chief of economic development in the administration

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