San Francisco elects first black woman mayor

San Francisco Board of Supervisors president London Breed (D) will become the first black woman to run the city on a permanent basis after her chief rival in last week's election conceded defeat Wednesday.

London Breed, Mayor-San Francisco, California

Breed, 43, won more first-place votes than any other candidate running in the June 5 primary, though San Francisco's ranked-choice voting system meant election officials had to reallocate second- and third-place votes from other candidates who were eliminated round by round. Read More