San Francisco DA wins Dem primary for Calif AG
Posted: 06/08/2010 11:33:22 PM PDT
Updated: 06/08/2010 11:43:32 PM PDT
LOS ANGELESSan Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has won the Democratic primary for state attorney general.
Harris will face Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley in the general election in November to replace Democrat Jerry Brown, who is running for governor.
... Harris, 45, was elected San Francisco district attorney in 2003, becoming the county’s first female district attorney and the first black woman elected district attorney in California. She was re-elected in 2007.
She has been dogged by a recent scandal at San Francisco’s crime lab, but that did not seem to resonate with voters ...
“She has been dogged by a recent scandal at San Franciscos crime lab, but that did not seem to resonate with voters ...”
Well, I think it will resonate if pounded into voters’ heads over tv and radio all summer.
Also, she is anti death penalty, and CA is still a pro death penalty state.
Maldonado wins GOP nomination for attorney general
Abel Maldonado has won the Republican race for lieutenant governor, beating Sen. Sam Aanestad.
The incumbent by virtue of appointment by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maldonado jumped to an early lead and never relinquished it. He had 46 percent of the votes with 48 percent of precincts statewide reporting. Aanestad garnered 29 percent.
Four other GOP hopefuls registered 8 percent or less.
... Aanestad tried to paint Maldonado, recently appointed to the post, as a tax raiser. ...
??? TRIED to paint? Gotta love McClatchy