According to KRON 4, some claimed that the man who made one offensive remark is related to London Breed, another mayoral candidate.
However, Breed’s office denied the accusations in a statement:
“Board President Breed was not invited to the event in the Fillmore and did not attend. She condemns racism and intolerance of any kind.
“London Breed has never been anything but respectful to Supervisor Kim, and they maintain a positive professional relationship even against the rigors of a hard-fought mayoral campaign. She has even praised Supervisor Kim for her approach to the mayoral campaign in editorial board meetings. Supervisors Breed and Kim are not the problem.
“Furthermore, on this campaign, London Breed has been the target of hate speech and threats leveled by her opponents’ supporters. She does not hold that ugly behavior against her opponents, nor does she believe they’re responsible for behavior they can’t control. She believes all of the candidates in this race are better than that.”
Kim and fellow candidate Mark Leno have been making headlines for endorsing each other in their “anyone but London Breed” campaign. They are each other’s second choices in San Francisco’s rank choice system, where a voter selects top three candidates.
If voters follow the same tactic, one of them could win even if Breed gets more first-choice votes, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
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