Boston City Council President Becomes Acting Mayor - State and Federal Communications

March 24, 2021  •  

Boston City Council President Becomes Acting Mayor

Boston Financial District - by Nelson48

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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