George Gascón is the District Attorney of Los Angeles County. He previously served as the District attorney of San Francisco from 2011 to 2019. He joined the U.S. Army at the age of eighteen and became a sergeant. He rose through the ranks of LAPD as a Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Commander, and Deputy Chief in 2002.
About George Gascón in brief
George Gascón is the District Attorney of Los Angeles County. He previously served as the District attorney of San Francisco from 2011 to 2019. In 1967 his family immigrated to the United States and settled in Bell, California. He joined the U.S. Army at the age of eighteen and became a sergeant. He rose through the ranks of LAPD as a Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, Commander, and Deputy Chief in 2002. In 2006, he was appointed as Chief of Police for the Mesa Police Department. He had frequent clashes with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio over immigration sweeps targeting Latinos. In 2009, then-Mayor Gavin Newsom appointed him as the Chief of police for the San Francisco police. In 2019, he announced he was running to be the District prosecutor for L.A. County. The race is expected to be a close race. The winner will be announced on January 15, 2019. The election will be held at 9 a.m. PT at City Hall in downtown Los Angeles. The Republican Party of California has not yet announced a candidate for the position. The Democratic Party has not announced a nominee for the post.
The Libertarian Party has yet to announce a candidate. The Green Party has no candidate in the race for the Position of District Attorney. The Democrat Party has a nominee in the running for District Attorney, who will face off against the Republican Party’s candidate for Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, on January 16, 2019 at 9:30 p.m., at the University of California, San Diego. Thetarian Party has never had a candidate running for the role of DA in the state of California. The position is currently held by the Democratic Party of San Diego, who has a candidate, Danny Cevallos, who was elected in 2010. The Democrats have not yet nominated a candidate to the position of DA for the seat vacated by Kamala Harris, who is now the California Attorney General. The Republicans have no candidate to face the Democrat Party in the State of California for the November 6, 2014, election. The GOP has no candidates for the State Attorney General in the November 8, 2015, or November 16, 2016 elections.