Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe told NECN that each of the mayoral hopefuls have certain useful constituencies backing them, and the candidate most successful at expanding his or her base will likely win the election.
Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says Councilor at Large Felix Arroyo, who is announcing his candidacy for Boston mayor today, “has a real shot” to win as the first minority candidate to enter the race in an increasingly diverse city. “Arroyo is the only major candidate representing the new majority,” Watanabe said.
New England has one of the largest populations of Portuguese-Americans in the country, and with 192,000 of them in Metro Boston alone, this is where they will be celebrating their culture with the eighth annual Portuguese American Festival this sprin
Gerontology Graduate Program Director Jan Mutchler made a presentation to Hingham selectmen to detail the findings of her study on how the city’s Department of Elder Services can better serve its aging residents.
Institute for Asian American Studies Director Paul Watanabe, also the chairman of the Political Science Department, coauthored a new report that shows a wide variation in employment and income among the thousands of immigrants who have recently arrived in the Boston area from other countries.
Can Raffi Hovannisian Lead Our People to �The Promised Land'?
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