San Francisco Mayor London Breed looks like she’s coasted to a victory for her first four-year full term.

According to a 10:56 p.m. update, the Department of Elections shows Breed taking 68 percent of first-choice votes in The City’s ranked-choice mayoral election. At the time, all but one of the 474 districts had been reported.

Jerold Chinn/SFBay Board of Supervisors President Norman Yee and Mayor London Breed celebrate at a election night party in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

At her election-night party in the Swedish American Hall, Breed said:

“Every single day that I get up, I’m thinking about what we are going to do make San Francisco a better place now and for future generations to come.”

Mayoral candidate and health clinician Ellen Lee Zhou held less than 15 percent of the vote at last count.

Zhou recently made headlines with what critics called  was a “racist” attack on Breed in a billboard her campaign arranged. The billboard taken down the next day.

Jerold Chinn/SFBay Mayor London Breed speaks to supporters at her election night party in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.

In the race for District 5 supervisor, Vallie Brown is coming in second place. The Breed appointee is less than one point behind Dean Preston, who holds over 47 percent of the first-choice votes. 

Jerold Chinn
Jerold Chinn is the San Francisco Bureau Chief of SFBay. A San Francisco native, he has spent a decade covering transportation in San Francisco. Send tips to jerold@sfbay.ca or at Twitter @Jerold_Chinn.

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