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News from the campaign office of District 1 City Council candidate, Lydia Edwards:

State Representative Adrian Madaro of the 1st Suffolk district today endorsed Lydia Edwards for Boston city councilor.

“Lydia Edwards is a strong voice and champion for working families,” says Rep. Madaro. “She has a proven track record of getting results, has a relentless work ethic and is the right choice to lead us forward. I’m proud to endorse Lydia and am excited to help her become our next City Councilor.”

“I am extremely grateful to Representative Madaro,” says Edwards. “East Boston deserves collaborative leadership that stands with residents during this period of growth in our community. I look forward to advocating with Rep. Madaro to be sure all residents have a seat at the table to define their neighborhood as your next city councilor.”

Edwards, a public interest attorney and community advocate, is no stranger to public service. She has spent her career fighting for women and working families. In her role as the Deputy Director of the city’s new Office of Housing Stability, she found innovative solutions to mitigating Boston’s housing crisis and stood up for vulnerable members of our community by co-founding East Boston’s community soup kitchen.

Lydia promises to bring a bold, independent voice with a fresh perspective to City Hall and her top priorities include ensuring pathways to homeownership for all residents, quality public schools for local families, responsible community-driven development, and reliable transportation.

Edwards is a resident of East Boston with her husband, Rogerio, a licensed electrician and small business owner.

The general election will take place on Tuesday November, 7th. For more information please visit: www.lydiaedwards.org.


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