London Breed is the primary African-American girl elected to be mayor of San Francisco. Former California state Sen. Mark Leno conceded defeat within the state’s mayoral race to Breed. On Tuesday, she had the higher hand with a 1,861-vote lead over Leno with about 9,360 votes nonetheless to be counted, in response to town Division of Elections.
“I referred to as Supervisor London Breed this morning to congratulate her … and to want her each success each personally and professionally in her new job as mayor of San Francisco,” Leno mentioned throughout a information convention. He may have been the primary brazenly homosexual mayor of San Francisco.
There’s no phrase from Breed’s camp on her win simply but however she does share her plans on what she needs to do as mayor.
As mayor, I’ll create extra housing and assist these scuffling with homelessness, drug habit, and psychological sickness get the assist and providers they want.
— London Breed (@LondonBreed) Could 8, 2018
Breed was born and raised in San Francisco and grew up in public housing within the district she now represents. She was first elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2012 and was named its president in 2015.
In January, Breed introduced 10 younger women together with her to town Division of Elections to look at her fill out the paperwork that might formally launch her bid for San Francisco’s prime job, in response to the San Francisco Chronicle. “I wished these younger girls to know that if I will be mayor, they are often mayor, too,” Breed mentioned.