San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, former SFPD chief, held a commanding lead in his bid for election, while ranked-choice votes also showed that Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi was likely to become San Francisco’s new sheriff.
San Francisco’s district attorney did not attend Wednesday’s debate—the last before the Nov. 8 election—and his opponents took the absence as an opportunity to say why they are the best candidate to take over the office.
Interim San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon is facing a tough challenge as he fights to keep his job in November.
District Attorney George Gascon’s opponents said he had a conflict of interest when deciding not to investigate the “Run, Ed, Run” campaign.
Criminal attorney and former prosecutor Bill Fazio has entered the race for San Francisco District Attorney for the fourth time.