Recall For Progressive LA County DA Gascon Fails, Insufficient Signatures

Supporters of failed ballot initiative argued Gascon's progressive directives are to blame for increase in crime, emboldening criminals who longer fear prosecution

  • To qualify the recall for the ballot, petition needed 566,857 valid signatures.
  • Petition had nearly 200,000 signatures out of more than 715,000 invalidated.
  • Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorded/County Clerk Dean C. Logan made announcement Monday after completed examination, verification of all 715,833 submitted petition signatures.
  • “Grateful to move forward from this attempted political power grab-rest assured LA County, the work hasn’t stopped,” Gascon tweeted.


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