Chesa Boudin thoroughly defeated in San Francisco recall election, results show

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin has been recalled by his city’s voters, the Associated Press projected about 30 minutes after the first batch of results was released.The first batch of results from San Francisco showed “yes” on the recall leading “no” 61% to 39%. The batch contained all mail ballots received before Election Day.Since November 2020, every San Francisco voter has been mailed a ballot for elections. In all of those elections — the November 2020 general election, the Gavin Newsom recall in 2021, and two special elections in February and April 2022 — that first batch of results has contained about 70% of the number of total votes cast. The Associated Press estimated that Tuesday night’s first batch contained about 45% of vote.Still, that 45% was enough for the outlet to declare that Boudin had been ousted by voters. Ahead of Election Day, polls had shown that Boudin was likely to get recalled. The margin of defeat was anywhere from 10 to 36 percentage points.San Francisco’s elections office plans to release second batch at 9:45 p.m. That batch will contain some of the votes cast in-person at polling places. Another batch of such results will be released at 10:45 p.m.

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin has been recalled by his city’s voters, the Associated Press projected about 30 minutes after the first batch of results was released.

The first batch of results from San Francisco showed “yes” on the recall leading “no” 61% to 39%. The batch contained all mail ballots received before Election Day.

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Since November 2020, every San Francisco voter has been mailed a ballot for elections. In all of those elections — the November 2020 general election, the Gavin Newsom recall in 2021, and two special elections in February and April 2022 — that first batch of results has contained about 70% of the number of total votes cast. The Associated Press estimated that Tuesday night’s first batch contained about 45% of vote.

Still, that 45% was enough for the outlet to declare that Boudin had been ousted by voters. Ahead of Election Day, polls had shown that Boudin was likely to get recalled. The margin of defeat was anywhere from 10 to 36 percentage points.

San Francisco’s elections office plans to release second batch at 9:45 p.m. That batch will contain some of the votes cast in-person at polling places. Another batch of such results will be released at 10:45 p.m.

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