조지 개스콘(George Gascon)은 선거를 촉발하기 위해 로스앤젤레스 카운티에 청원서를 전달하기 위해 그룹을 소집했습니다.

Recall George Gascon 캠페인 계획에 참여하는 자원 봉사자와 관계자는 566,857 로스앤젤레스 교외 Norwalk에 있는 로스앤젤레스 카운티 유권자 등록국에 대형 트럭에 실린 청원서, the group said Tuesday.

The sheer magnitude of this effort, and time and investment required to get to this point, show how strong the public desire is to remove George Gascon from office,” a recall campaign statement said. “From day one, this recall has been led by the very victims who Gascon has abandoned, ignored, and dismissed. When the recall qualifies, he will not be able to ignore them any longer.

Wednesday marks the deadline for the group to turn in the collected signatures in order to have them counted and verified. The group must have collected signatures from 10% of registered voters across the county in order to trigger a recall election in November.

LOS ANGELES WAREHOUSE GOES UP IN FLAMES

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon is facing a recall effort after taking office in 2020. His opponents haver cited a crime wave and his progressive policies for the effort.

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon is facing a recall effort after taking office in 2020. His opponents haver cited a crime wave and his progressive policies for the effort. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images | Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)

The recall group and Gascon’s opponents have seized on the effort to paint him as soft on crime amid a crime wave and a series of missteps by his office in recent months.

In his defense, Gascon has characterized the effort as a political power grab that is attempting tocircumvent the democratic process.

안에 fundraising message last week, he told his supporters that a successful recall could set his progressive agenda back.

The Republican-led recall effort in L.A. is on the ‘cusp’ of qualifying for the ballot this November,” 그는 말했다. “And if they’re successful, they will reverse all our progress.

Much of the opposition against Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor stems from his progressive directives that critics have blamed for an uptick in crime and emboldening criminals they say no longer fear robust prosecution by the DA’s office.

That includes not seeking cash bail, sentencing enhancements or trying juvenile offenders as adults.

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