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San Francisco Elects First African-American Woman For Mayor

London Breed is a native San Franciscan who grew up in public housing. Her opponent, a former state senator, would have been the city's first openly gay mayor.

London Breed made history Wednesday as the first African-American woman to be elected mayor in San Francisco, the city where she grew up.

Ballots were still being for more than a week after election day, but

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