Mayor Ed Lee's Unexpected Death Shakes Up San Francisco Politics

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San Franciscans woke up Tuesday morning to stunning news: the passing of Mayor Ed Lee. But, as the city mourns, it also faces two mayoral races in under two years and the possibility of a profound change in city politics. We’ll take a look at the contenders for the seat, with the filing deadline for the June special election just weeks away. And, from housing to tech, for good or ill, Ed Lee made his mark on this city -- how will his signature policies fare under a new administration?


Heather Knight, reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

Tim Redmond, editor,, an online daily newspaper

Alex Clemens, founder, Lighthouse Public Affairs