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City of San FranciscoCandidate for District Attorney

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Suzy Loftus

Legal Counsel
59,693 votes (31.1%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure everyone in San Francisco feels safe, no matter what neighborhood they live in.
  • Get serious about dealing with the epidemic of car break-ins that have plagued this city
  • Tackle the homelessness crisis and the public safety problems that it brings by getting people with mental health issues off our streets and into care.



Profession:San Francisco District Attorney
San Francisco District Attorney, City of San Francisco — Appointed position (2019–current)
President, San Francisco Police Commission — Appointed position (2012–2017)


Santa Clara University Bachelor of Arts
University of San Francisco School of Law Juris Doctor


I have served in San Francisco law enforcement for over a decade as a prosecutor, police commissioner, and award-winning community and youth advocate. I’m a native of San Francisco and mother of three daughters; my passion for justice stems from my experience growing up in San Francisco raised by a single, immigrant mother. 


I’ve served my hometown in a wide range of ways: as a prosecutor in San Francisco, working alongside then-District Attorney Kamala Harris; General Counsel at the California Department of Justice, again with Kamala Harris; as a non-profit executive serving the youth of Bayview-Hunters Point; as President of the San Francisco Police Commission; as Counsel for the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department; and now as the Interim District Attorney of San Francisco. 


I live with my husband, Tom Loftus, my mother Maureen Roche, and my three incredible daughters, in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset neighborhood.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • The San Francisco Democratic Party
  • Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Senator Kamala Harris

Organizations (6)

  • Planned Parenthood Northern California Action Fund
  • Emily's List
  • San Francisco Women's Political Committee
  • Sun Reporter
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • The Bay Area Reporter

Elected Officials (9)

  • CA State Senator Scott Wiener
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff
  • Congresswoman Jackie Speier
  • Congresswoman Katie Porter
  • San Francisco Mayor London Breed
  • Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis
  • CA State Assemblymember David Chiu
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein
  • CA State Assemblymember Phil Ting (dual)

Individuals (1)

  • Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta

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