Councilor Ross announces run for mayor

City Councilor Mike Ross, who lives in and represents Mission Hill, announced he is running for mayor today.

He tweeted the announcement with a link to his campaign website at Kevin Fitzgerald Park on Mission Hill.

“Today, in that same spirit of community activism and determination to continue building a better Boston, I am announcing that I will be getting into the race for mayor,” Ross said in a statement posted on his website. “I love this city. I believe in its people and our limitless potential.”

In the statement, he talks about how his father, a Holocaust survivor, and his mother, who is gay, taught him about the immigrant experience and tolerance.

City Councilor and mayoral candidate Mike Ross. (Courtesy Photo)

City Councilor and mayoral candidate Mike Ross. (Courtesy Photo)

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