SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — A San Francisco supervisor who voted to reinstate embattled Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to his job said she would still support a recall effort to remove him from office.
In a statement to her constituents, Supervisor Jane Kim said Wednesday that her faith in Mirkarimi as a person and sheriff has greatly diminished and that voters have every right to recall him as sheriff.READ MORE: Bay Area Music Icon Carlos Santana Undergoes Heart Procedure; Cancels December Shows
Kim was one of four supervisors who voted on Tuesday to keep Mirkarimi as sheriff despite his criminal conviction related to a domestic violence case.Assemblymember Representing Fairfield Announces Resignation at End of Year
Mirkarimi pleaded guilty in March to a misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment stemming from a New Year’s Eve dispute with his wife, Venezuelan actress Eliana Lopez.
He is expected back at work next week.
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