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San Francisco County, CA November 8, 2011 Election
 Smart Voter George Gascon

Candidate for
District Attorney; City of San Francisco

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Biographical Highlights
  • 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
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Reducing violent crime
  • Keeping kids in school to stop the cycle of crime
  • Reduce incarceration rates with a focus on rehabilitation
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Key Endorsements
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein
  • Attorney General Kamala Harris
  • Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom
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