March 24, 2021 •
Boston City Council President Becomes Acting Mayor
On March 22, Kim Janey became the acting Mayor of Boston.
Under the city charter, Janey who served as the City Council President, becomes the acting mayor when a vacancy occurs mid-term.
The seat became vacant when Marty Walsh formally resigned on Monday after being confirmed as the new U.S. Secretary of Labor.
Janey will serve the remainder of the year and a general election will be held in November to fill the position.
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