Brooke Jenkins, ’06, Picked as New San Francisco DA After Boudin Recall

S.F.’s new D.A. is Brooke Jenkins, the prosecutor who left Chesa Boudin’s office and joined the recall

Mayor London Breed picked former prosecutor Brooke Jenkins to be San Francisco’s next district attorney after a historic recall that ousted Chesa Boudin from office two years into his term.

Jenkins quit her job in the District Attorney’s Office to campaign against her former boss, becoming one of the most prominent faces of the recall campaign.

By picking Jenkins, Breed tapped into an appointee with the most recent experience in the office and a powerful campaign network that could provide a groundswell of support when Jenkins runs in the November election, although she was the only one of the top three finalists for the role who hasn’t previously run for office.

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