Are you planning on deciding for whom to cast your Boston mayoral ballot based on the candidates’ preference of hip-hop tracks?
If so, City Councilor Mike Ross just made a play for your vote.
Ross, who is one of the dozen candidates vying to replace outgoing Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, rolled out today a series of short videos in which he responds to voter questions submitted through his website and social media pages.
The first installment of “Ask Mike” videos include his responses to questions about housing costs, technology use in City Hall, and his favorite college courses.
“I love getting a chance to interact with people in a more authentic way,” Ross said in a statement. “Even if only 20 people care about a specific question, they probably really care. That’s worth responding to.”
The Ross campaign, which released 11 videos today, said it has received about 60 questions since announcing the question-and-answer feature about three weeks ago.
And, in case you were wondering, Ross said his favorite hip hop album is Public Enemy’s iconic “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back.”Wesley Lowery can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @WesleyLowery.