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San Francisco County, CA November 8, 2011 Election
District Attorney; City of San Francisco Voter Information

Ranked choice final/initial votes (details)

Candidates (1 Elected, Rank Your Choices)
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George Gascon Click here for more information about this candidate 100245/76236 votes 62.2%

  • Occupation: San Francisco District Attorney
  • As San Francisco Chief of Police, reduced crime to its lowest level since the 1960's
  • Member of the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government's Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety
  • Subject expert on community policing and police accountability
  • Testified before the U.S. House on public safety issues; authored numerous articles in national journals; published in the New York Times
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Council of State Governments' Justice Center
  • Reducing violent crime
  • Keeping kids in school to stop the cycle of crime
  • Reduce incarceration rates with a focus on rehabilitation
David Onek Click here for more information about this candidate 60756/43398 votes 37.7%
  • Occupation: Criminal Justice Attorney
  • Founding Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice
  • Commissioner, San Francisco Police Commission
  • Deputy Director, Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice
  • Senior Program Associate, W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness and Equity
  • Staff Attorney, Legal Services for Children
  • Counselor, Walden House Adolescent Facility
  • Building partnerships between law enforcement and the community to make San Francisco the safest and fairest city in the country.
  • Reforming the juvenile justice system to keep kids in school and out of the criminal justice system.
  • Focusing on innovative, data-driven strategies that have been proven to make us safer.
Sharmin Bock Click here for more information about this candidate /44311/38005 votes 25.2%
  • Occupation: Assistant District Attorney in Charge of Special Operations.
  • 22 years of courtroom experience as a prosecutor.
  • Represented the people of California in the courtroom more than 1,000 times on cases ranging from misdemeanor to murder.
  • 95% conviction rate in felony cases taken to jury trial.
  • Never lost a serious or violent felony trial.
  • Nationally recognized leader in fight against Child Sex Trafficking.
  • Won the 2009 Fay Stender Award from the California Women Lawyers - the first prosecutor ever to win the award.
  • Achieving justice for victims of violent crime.
  • Protecting our kids.
  • Ensuring San Francisco has an independent and professional DA's office.
Bill Fazio /19252 votes 10.4%
Vu Vuong Trinh Click here for more information about this candidate /6596 votes 3.5%
  • Occupation: Certified Criminal Law Specialist
  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • B.S., University of California, Irvine
  • State Bar Certified Criminal Law Specialist, 2000
  • Commissioner, State Bar's Criminal Law Advisory Commission, 2009-2012
  • Modernization of Investigative Strategies in Law Enforcement
  • Freedom of Information in the Courts
  • Implementing a Victim's Rights and Restorative Justice Approach

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