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Campaign News | Mar 20, 2020

George Gasc贸n Advances to November Runoff

LOS ANGELES聽鈥 Today, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder released the results聽of another 29,672 ballots from the March 3rd primary, leaving approximately 34,328 total ballots left to be counted.聽Every vote must be counted, but the number of outstanding ballots cannot alter the result.聽Former District Attorney and Assistant Chief of the LAPD, George Gasc贸n, will advance聽to the […]
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Campaign News | Mar 12, 2020

Daily Beast: The Embattled Los Angeles D.A. Prosecuting Harvey Weinstein

Wednesday morning, one month after Harvey Weinstein was convicted of raping former actress Jessica Mann聽and former聽Project Runway聽production assistant聽Miriam Haleyi, a New York judge聽sentenced him to 23 years in prison. Pending an appeal, the announcement brought an end to Weinstein鈥檚 intensely watched New York criminal proceedings. But it also marked the beginning of similar charges against […]
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Campaign News | Mar 02, 2020

LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCILMEMBER GILBERT CEDILLO ENDORSES GASC脫N FOR DA

LOS ANGELES聽鈥撀燭oday, Los Angeles City Councilmember, Gilbert Cedillo, announced his endorsement of George Gasc贸n for Los Angeles District Attorney. “鈥淚 am proud to support George Gasc贸n for District Attorney,鈥 said Councilmember Gilbert Cedillo. 鈥淲e are at a point in our nation鈥檚 history where the City and County of Los Angeles, home of 3.5 million immigrants, […]
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Campaign News | Feb 27, 2020

GASC脫N ANNOUNCES FIRST-IN-THE-NATION PLAN TO RESENTENCE 229 PEOPLE CONDEMNED TO DEATH

LOS ANGELES 鈥 Today, George Gasc贸n was joined by Councilmember Mike Bonin, victims, family members of those condemned to death, exonerees, advocates, and members of the faith and legal communities聽to deliver a letter to Jackie Lacey calling on her to end her pursuit of the death penalty in Los Angeles, and to announce a plan […]
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Campaign News | Feb 27, 2020

GEORGE GASCON鈥橲 PLAN TO END THE DEATH PENALTY AND RESENTENCE THOSE CONDEMNED TO DEATH

I do not support the use of the death penalty on moral and practical grounds. Not once in my nine years as District Attorney of San Francisco did my office seek the death penalty. I campaigned against the death penalty when Prop. 34 was introduced in 2012, and again in 2016 when Prop 62 was […]
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