Chesa Boudin: Last News


Voters recall SF DA Boudin

Within 45 minutes of the polls closing, progressive San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who spent half of his two years in office battling recall efforts, had lost his effort to keep his job. Proposition H, which aimed to recall the district attorney, passed with 60% of the vote, according to unofficial returns.In a related matter, Proposition C, which would have changed the rules for recalls in San Francisco and affected whom Mayor London Breed appoints to replace Boudin, fell by the same percentage, 60%, early results showed.The Prop H results were pretty much in step with polls before the election routinely showing that more than 60% of San Franciscans wanted Boudin out of office.Fourteen months after Boudin became the city's top prosecutor in January 2020, he was targeted with the first of what would be two efforts to recall him.

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