Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch triumphed Tuesday in a recall election seekin...

Sonoma County district attorney recall fails as voters back keeping Jill Ravitch – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch triumphed Tuesday in a recall election seeking her ouster, as an overwhelming majority of voters — more than 80% in early returns— rejected the campaign bankrolled by a wealthy local developer who Ravitch’s office sued over the abandonment of elderly residents in a pair of Santa Rosa care homes in the 2017 Tubbs fire. Ravitch hailed the end of a bruising and deeply personal effort to end her 11-year tenure as the county’s top prosecutor. The recall campaign, exclusively funded by Bill Gallaher to the tune of at least $1.7 million, criticized Ravitch’s record …

 

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