Civil rights attorney Pamela Price makes history as Alameda County’s next district attorney

San Francisco Chronicle:

Civil rights attorney and staunch reform advocate Pamela Price will be Alameda County’s next district attorney, defeating a veteran local prosecutor and making history as the first Black person to hold the office.

Price, who had been behind in early results, pulled 53% of the 428,233 votes counted as of Friday night, overcoming Chief Assistant District Attorney Terry Wiley’s 47%.Price will succeed retiring longtime District Attorney Nancy O’Malley after a widely watched race animated by Price’s alignment with the national movement of progressives attempting to redefine the role of district attorneys’ offices by focusing more on police accountability, data-driven reforms and rehabilitation.


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