Alameda County board sets soft-on-crime district attorney recall vote for November

Alameda County board sets soft-on-crime district attorney recall vote for November


The Alameda County Board of Supervisors selected the November general election for the date when voters will decide whether to recall Democratic District Attorney Pamela Price.

The board of supervisors voted 3-0 during a meeting on Tuesday to set the recall vote for Nov. 5 rather than a special election after the recall effort was confirmed during a previous meeting.

Supporters of Price had pushed for the recall vote to be held on the same day as the general election, hoping high voter turnout could help her survive the bid to oust her. Those supporting the recall had advocated that the vote be held sooner, separate from the general election.

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The November election will also see residents of Alameda County, which includes Oakland, vote in

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