State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz says it’s not the right time to run for mayor of Boston

Boston, MA--3/12/2013--Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz (cq) addresses the crowd in Gardner Auditorium. An invest-in-our-communities rally is held at the State House, on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Photos by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 13rally Reporter: XXX
State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz
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State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz said today she will not run for mayor of Boston.

Chang-Diaz, who is pregnant, had been discussed as a potential candidate and said she had spent the past few days considering a run. While Chang-Diaz said she was flattered by calls of support, she said it was not the right moment for her to launch a campaign.

“I’ve been talking it over with my family and now is not the right time,” Chang-Diaz said.

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