09 Politics 1st. Faith Ninivaggi / Freelance Michelle Wu addresses the press after she is sworn-in as Mayor, becoming the first woman and first person of color elected to the office, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., November 16, 2021. 2nd. Charlie Krupa / Associated Press State Representatives stand next to their cars for the Pledge of Allegiance during a legislative session of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, held outdoors due to safety concerns over the COVID-19 virus outbreak, in Durham, N.H. 3rd. Nancy Lane / The Boston Herald :Mayoral candidate Michelle Wu holds her son Cass,4, as he bends over backwards as she and her husband, Conor Pewarski, pick up their ballots at Phineas Bates Elementary school on Election Day on September 14, 2021 in Dorchester, MA.