On Monday, March 19, KQED, the Horizons Foundation and the Bay Area Reporter newspaper will present a Candidate Forum for San Francisco Mayor at the Castro Theatre. The forum will focus on neighborhoods and issues of concern to the LGBTQ community.
We’re also partnering with By The Bay to feature residents' questions to the candidates. Film and submit your question here and it may be featured during the forum.
All candidates who got at least 5 percent support in an independent and scientific poll were invited to the forum. Here are the candidates confirmed to participate:
Breed, the Board of Supervisors president, has represented District 5 since 2012. After Mayor Ed Lee died in December, Breed served as acting mayor until January. Breed is a native San Franciscan who was raised in public housing in the Western Addition. While on the board, she has authored legislation to increase residential density and prioritize access to affordable housing developments for those living nearby.