Elevated COVID-19 case rate pushes San Diego County ever closer to the purple tier, A second purple score next week would cause region to fall into state’s most-restrictive reopening tier, Split results in two L.A. school board races suggest a pro-charter school tilt. border: 1px solid #999; font-weight: 300; Rachel Rossi ran for election for Los Angeles County District Attorney in California. font-weight: bold; width: 250px; background-color: #f4f4f4; margin-top: 1px; } background-color: grey; She's a former public defender, born in New York and raised in the San Gabriel Valley in Southern California. } “People are starting to see, not only that it’s inhumane, not only that we’re the incarceration capital of the world, but that it doesn’t work. .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h3.votebox-header-office-name { Election Results .inner_percentage.Democratic { A survivor. p.survey-response {margin-left:10px;} color: #888; background-color: #f9d334; You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. font-size: 20px; State legislature | .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper { } display: inline; font-size: 1.2em; .race_header.democratic { color: #6db24f; }, See also: Municipal elections in Los Angeles County, California (2020). indicateScroll(); } } padding-bottom: 8px; “The prosecutor really is the key toward change and reform and focusing our policies in a direction of safety and smart efforts rather than blanket incarceration of people on all levels of offenses in a way that wastes taxpayer dollars and doesn’t promote public safety,” Rossi said in an interview with The Times. background-color: white; let item = jQuery('.votebox .indicate_scroll').get(index); display: block; max-width: 75px; Financial regulation | padding-bottom: 0px; } color: white; California’s century-old system of direct democracy was created to empower citizens. padding-left: 0; .infobox { Campaign finance requirements, Who represents me? Municipal elections in Los Angeles County, California (2020), Click here to read our new election calling policy and vote total update schedule, https://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php?title=Rachel_Rossi&oldid=7955717, Los Angeles County District Attorney candidate Los Angeles County, California, 2020, County candidates in Los Angeles County, California, Tracking election disputes, lawsuits, and recounts, Ballotpedia's Daily Presidential News Briefing, Submit a photo, survey, video, conversation, or bio. The Times endorses one incumbent and three newcomers for the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. George Gascón barely survived his primary.

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