Official results change nothing except numbers for 2021 ballot questions and election outcomes (updated)
Election Commissioners completed a count of provisional and overseas absentee ballots on Friday, making official the results from Nov. 2. Those elected to the City Council and School Committee didn’t change, and three ballot questions changing the city charter were approved by wide margins.
Online discourse around the year’s City Council race has become hostile, with candidates caught in the crossfire calling it more personal and less substantive than before. In one controversy, they are endorsees of a group under fire for a year-old incident that began with a different organization.