Mayor Menino Expected to Approve Redistricting Map

The Boston City Council approved a third redistricting map on Wednesday, and now it awaits Menino's approval.

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is expected to approve the redistricting map approved by the City Council on Wednesday.

A city spokesperson confirmed media reports that Menino would approve the redistricting map. Menino is currently staying at Brigham & Women's Hospital under treatment for a virus and a blood clot in his leg.

This was the third redistricting map approved by Boston City Council, and Menino vetoed the first two citing "over-concentration of protected groups" in districts.

On Wednesday, the Council approved the new redistricting map, 11-2, with only District Councilors Charles Yancey and Bill Linehan voting against the map.

Read more about the redistricting map here.


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