Gascón Recall Supporters Set to Submit Petition Signatures to Election Office


Organizers of an effort to recall Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón were set to submit roughly 717,000 petition signatures to election officials Wednesday in hopes of putting the fate of the county’s top law enforcement officer in the hands of voters.

“We’re turning in everything right now,” Tim Lineberger of the Recall DA George Gascón campaign told City News Service just after 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Gascón has been under fire virtually since taking office, when he issued a series of directives critics have blasted as being soft on crime. The directives include a rule against seeking the death penalty, a ban on transferring juvenile defendants to adult court and prohibitions on filing sentencing-enhancements in most cases.



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