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Is a Boston city councilor considering a run against Mike Capuano?

Michael E. Capuano, who is running for his 11th term next year, represents a district that includes Somerville, Chelsea, Everett, Randolph, half of Cambridge, one-third of Milton, and the majority of Boston.
Michael E. Capuano, who is running for his 11th term next year, represents a district that includes Somerville, Chelsea, Everett, Randolph, half of Cambridge, one-third of Milton, and the majority of Boston. –Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP, File

Is City Councilor Ayanna Pressley considering a run for the US House against incumbent congressman Michael E. Capuano? Could be.

Some Boston residents received an automated telephone poll in recent days asking questions about a hypothetical matchup between the two Democrats, according to three people familiar with the calls, including one person, a Back Bay resident, who received the call directly.

That Bostonian who got the phone call survey received it Friday afternoon. She said it included questions about whether she had a favorable or unfavorable view of Senator Elizabeth Warren, Governor Charlie Baker, and President Trump.

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