Mayoral elections

London Breed smiles toward supporters before speaking to reporters outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Breed was poised to become the first African-American woman to lead San Francisco following a hard-fought campaign when former state senator Mark Leno conceded and congratulated her Wednesday, more than a week after the election. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 13, 2018 - 8:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious a week after Election Day to become the city's first African-American woman elected mayor, narrowly defeating a rival who was seeking to become the first openly gay man in the position. Former state Sen. Mark Leno called...
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London Breed waves before speaking to reporters outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Breed was poised to become the first African-American woman to lead San Francisco following a hard-fought campaign when former state senator Mark Leno conceded and congratulated her Wednesday, more than a week after the election. (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill)
June 13, 2018 - 8:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco's mayor's race (all times local): 5:14 p.m. The latest election update by San Francisco officials sealed London Breed's victory in the mayor's race. She led former state Sen. Mark Leno by nearly 2,200 votes out of nearly 250,000 ballots cast...
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Staffers inspect and prepare ballots for tabulation at the Department of Elections in San Francisco, Friday, June 8, 2018. Elections officials have tens of thousands of ballots left to count in a tight San Francisco mayor's race. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 10, 2018 - 7:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The gap widened between the leading candidates in the race for San Francisco mayor, but it is still too close to call. London Breed, the president of the Board of Supervisors, led former state Sen. Mark Leno by 1,580 votes on Sunday. The lead has changed hands in recent days...
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Former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Leno pulled ahead in San Francisco's race for mayor by the slimmest of margins early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, although Board of Supervisors President London Breed maintained her lead in first-place votes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 07, 2018 - 8:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In San Francisco, the candidate with the most first-place votes is trailing in a tight race for mayor. London Breed, the president of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors, is some 10 percentage points ahead of former state Sen. Mark Leno in votes for first-place. Yet, Leno was...
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Board of Supervisors President London Breed, center, greets supporters before speaking to reporters in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Former state Sen. Mark Leno pulled ahead in San Francisco's race for mayor by the slimmest of margins early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, although Breed maintained her lead in first-place votes. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 06, 2018 - 8:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The two leading candidates in San Francisco's race for mayor are resigned to days of uncertainty as the contest remained too close to call and tens of thousands of ballots waited to be counted Wednesday. Updated results showed former state Sen. Mark Leno maintaining a tiny lead...
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San Francisco mayoral candidate London Breed speaks to supporters during an election night party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 06, 2018 - 5:09 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former state Sen. Mark Leno pulled ahead by the slimmest of margins in the race for San Francisco mayor early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, though Board of Supervisors President London Breed maintained her lead in first-place votes. The race remained too...
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FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Georgia officials have estimated it could cost over $100 million to adopt the machines statewide. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
May 17, 2018 - 2:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid fears of Russian hacking, roughly 1 in 5 Americans will be casting ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes. That worries voting and cybersecurity experts, who say lack of a hard copy makes it difficult...
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May 11, 2018 - 10:47 pm
Investigators found evidence of a "malicious intrusion" into a Tennessee county's elections website from a computer in Ukraine during a concerted cyberattack, which likely caused the site to crash just as it was reporting vote totals in this month's primary. Cyber-security experts hired by Knox...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, April 26, 2018, a woman in a wheelchair passes a Pit Stop in San Francisco. The Pit Stop program provides public toilets, sinks, used needle receptacles and dog waste stations in San Francisco's most impacted neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 30, 2018 - 3:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Though known for its compassion to the needy, San Francisco may have hit peak saturation with tent camps, stinky urine and trash littering the streets, and the new interim mayor has vowed to do something about it. In the last few weeks, Mayor Mark Farrell has promised $750,000...
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In this April 4, 2018 photo, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, left, applauds as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., answers a question during a town hall meeting examining economic justice 50 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
April 06, 2018 - 11:43 am
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — As Bernie Sanders contemplates making another president bid in 2020, the Vermont senator still is searching for the right way to attract more black voters who backed Hillary Clinton and effectively denied him the Democratic nomination in 2016. His challenge was on...
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