Mayoral Candidate Monday: Brandon Scott | WYPR

Mayoral Candidate Monday: Brandon Scott

May 18, 2020

Council President Brandon Scott is a Democratic candidate for Baltimore mayor.
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Baltimore’s next mayor will face the challenge of managing pandemic recovery while addressing gun violence and record unemployment. 

City Council President Brandon Scott is running in the primary for Baltimore mayor. We ask what he makes of the city’s response to the coronavirus, and what he’ll do to increase accountability to voters. Plus, as opioid overdoses outpace the city’s alarming murder rate, Scott proposes opening safe consumption sites.