Althea Garrison was a nonpartisan candidate for at-large representative on the Boston City Council in Massachusetts. Garrison was defeated in the general election on November 7, 2017. Garrison was a 2016 Republican candidate for the Fifth Suffolk District of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. She represented the Fifth Suffolk District from 1993 to 1995. Garrison was a 2015 candidate for District 7 of the Boston City Council in Massachusetts. The general election took place on November 3, 2015.