SAN FRANCISCO (CA) — Today California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis announced her endorsement for Suzy Loftus as District Attorney.

“Suzy Loftus has a proven track record of stepping up to make our community safer and more just. As Women’s History Month is upon us, there couldn’t be a more fitting time for me to announce my endorsement and support for Suzy’s candidacy for San Francisco District Attorney,” said Lt. Governor Kounalakis. “I am proud to stand with another strong woman and working mother who is fearless in her leadership.”

“I’m honored to have Lt. Governor Kounalakis’ endorsement and support,” said Suzy. “We need her strong and thoughtful leadership in Sacramento and I look forward to partnering with her on our efforts to build communities that are both safe and just.”

Lieutenant Governor Kounalakis adds her name to an impressive roster of supporters at the state level, including State Senator Scott Wiener, Assemblymember David Chiu and State Board of Equalization Member Malia Cohen.

Suzy has also earned the support of the majority of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors including President Norman Yee, Rafael Mandelman, Vallie Brown, Catherine Stefani, Shamann Walton and Ahsha Safai.   

Other leaders to endorse Suzy include U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Mayor London Breed, Former California Democratic Party Chair John Burton, former Supervisors Katy Tang and John Avalos, BART Board President Bevan Dufty, community advocate and BART Board member Lateefah Simon, gun safety advocate Shawn Richards, justice activist Sunny Schwartz, community leader Roma Guy, former chair of the SF Democratic Party Mary Jung, community leaders Darlene Chiu Bryant and Jaynry Mak, community leader David Chan, Democratic activist Petra de Jesus, Frances Hseih, Tami Bryant and many more.

Since launching her campaign Suzy has held listening sessions throughout the city to talk with residents about reform of our criminal justice system, their unique neighborhood challenges and their ideas for change.  

More information about Suzy’s journey to becoming a prosecutor and reform advocate, as well as her policy platform, is available at