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October 27, 2017

Two candidates make bids for mayoral race – Community activist Kobi Dennis, Mayor Jorge Elorza confirm candidacies

Meg Clurman, finance director for Elorza’s first campaign, confirmed to The Herald Oct. 18 that Elorza plans to run for reelection, but said the campaign has no further comments at this time. Elorza has not assembled a campaign team yet. But as the incumbent mayor, Elorza has an advantage in the mayoral race. The last time an incumbent mayor lost …

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October 25, 2017

Running For Mayor Of Providence, Kobi Dennis Outlines His Plans For The City

A longtime community activist is running to be Providence’s next mayor. Kobi Dennis, known as the founder of Providence Night Vision, a nonprofit that gives teenagers activities in the evening hours, is taking on fellow Democrat and incumbent Mayor Jorge Elorza. He sat down with Rhode Island Public Radio political reporter Ian Donnis to discuss why he’s interested in City Hall. …

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