Chesa Boudin’s lead increases to 2439 over Suzy Loftus in DA contest

Breaking News 4.15.2019

San Francisco Examiner 4:00PM  11.9.2019

San Francisco District Attorney hopeful Chesa Boudin continued to lead in ranked-choice voting on Saturday, surpassing interim District Attorney Suzy Loftus by more than 2,400 votes.

The latest results from Tuesday’s election showed progressive challenger Boudin leading with 85,950 votes to Loftus’ 83,511 votes.

While Loftus was initially ahead in the neck-and-neck race, Boudin began to close in on her lead Thursday, reducing it from 2,205 votes to 879 votes. On Friday, the race flipped after Boudin surpassed Loftus by 156 votes.

Boudin is now ahead by 2,439 votes.