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 District Attorney George Gascon appears set to hold onto his seat although he did not reach a majority in the initial round of the ranked-choice voting process in Tuesday’s election.
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.
The memo is thought to provide information on the San Francisco DNA Crime Lab’s testing procedures.
District Attorney George Gascon’s opponents said he had a conflict of interest when deciding not to investigate the “Run, Ed, Run” campaign.