London Breed to Be the Next Mayor of San Francisco

52 min
at 9:00 AM
London Breed speaks to reporters and supporters from the steps of San Francisco's City Hall after Mark Leno conceded the race for San Francisco mayor on June 13, 2018. (Ryan Levi/KQED)

London Breed has pulled ahead in votes after a close race to become San Francisco’s next mayor. She will be the first African American woman to hold the position, and her platform prioritizes affordable housing, accessible transportation and improved public safety. We discuss Breed’s historic win and what this means for the future of San Francisco.

Scott Shafer, senior editor, KQED's California politics and government desk
James Taylor, political science professor and director of African American studies, University of San Francisco