DA George Gascón Says He Won't Investigate Run, Ed, Run Campaign

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As if mayoral candidates weren't already pissed enough about Mayor Ed Lee's last-minute jump into the race. District Attorney George Gascón is now saying he will not investigate the questionable Run, Ed, Run campaign that helped get Lee drafted into the mayor's race.

Mayoral candidates and community members have accused Progress For All, the committee behind the Run, Ed, Run campaign, of skirting election laws to help Lee gain financial leverage even before he jumped into the race on Aug. 12. The Ethics Commission recently cleared the committee of any wrongdoing, and now the District Attorney is saying there's no good reason to investigate it any further.

“We conducted a preliminary investigation and concluded there is insufficient evidence to proceed with any further investigation.” Gascón said in a statement released.

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