(CNN)City Councilor Michelle Wu will become Boston’s next mayor after her more moderate challenger conceded, CNN projects, making her the first woman and person of color elected to the top post in the city’s history.
“From every corner of our city, Boston has spoken. We are ready to meet this moment. We are ready to become a Boston for everyone,” Wu said to a crowd of supporters Tuesday night. “I want to be clear, it wasn’t my vision on the ballot, it was ours, together.”
City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George conceded the Boston mayoral race with a large share of the vote still waiting to be counted.