At around 46%, turnout for the June 7 election outpaced the average for gubernatorial primaries and is on par with the last 10 years of all primary elections.
Voters call to remove Boudin after a well-funded campaign against his progressive approach to prosecution in San Francisco.
The campaign to recall DA Chesa Boudin has raised twice as much money as those trying to stop the recall, though the latter have attracted far more individual donors, according to campaign finance data released Friday.
San Francisco voters already unseated three school board members, and they’ll soon decide on the district attorney’s fate. But even then, the debate over recalls isn’t stopping.
The Boudin recall has the highest per-signature cost in recent San Francisco history, but experts say that doesn’t mean the DA recall has less grassroots support than the school board recall.
The DA aggressively pushed back when asked to address concerns about the Tenderloin, his management and the perception that his tenure has emboldened criminals.
Commissioners Ann Hsu, Lisa Weissman-Ward and Lainie Motamedi were seated at their new ‘home-away-from-home’ on Tuesday.
A poll of 800 likely voters in SF—funded by the campaign to recall DA Chesa Boudin—suggests the progressive prosecutor could be out in June.
Beleaguered District Attorney Chesa Boudin faces a tough recall election come June. Siva Raj and…
Turnover on the city’s police commission comes at a critical time, as the chief is sparring with the district attorney over key investigations.