San Diego Free Press- Progressive Voter Guide for County of San Diego Elected Offices, June 2018 – When We Vote, We Win

The County DA has the power to impact the lives of people, their families, and entire communities. If someone is accused of committing a crime, it is not the police but the DA who decides if criminal charges are filed and the severity of those charges. Their power includes deciding who is incarcerated, will be routed into a diversion program to help rebuild their lives, or have charges dismissed. Continue reading

Chapo Trap House- Virgil Talks to Geneviéve Jones-Wright

Geneviéve was honored to join Virgil on Chapo Trap House to discuss her views on criminal justice reform and public safety.  Continue reading

In Justice Today- California Edition

“After claiming that resources were not available to deplete the backlog, she did exactly what I've told San Diegans across the county I would do: She found the resources—in her own budget,” Jones-Wright said in a press release. “Make no mistake: She is following my lead.” Continue reading

OB Rag- OB Town Council Forum

Genevieve Jones-Wright is facing off with Stephens – who is the handpicked, anointed candidate of Bonnie Dumanis’ – the former DA. “We have someone not elected” in the office now, she said. Jones-Wright believes in equity, fairness, justice under the law; “I value democracy,” she said, “and transparency.” Continue reading

Voice of San Diego- Politics Report: Port Dealmaking

How much of a priority is electing Genevieve? "We are really, really excited about the San Diego race. The tactics will be similar to what we did in Philadelphia. But it’s a different situation. In Philadelphia, it was an eight-person Democratic primary. In San Diego, there are two candidates and a much starker contrast. She is definitely one of the stronger candidates we’ve endorsed." Continue reading

Ramona Journal- Local Progressive Group Sponsors Town Hall To Meet Candidates

Julian Indivisible, a political advocacy group committed to resisting policies enacted by President Donald Trump, sponsored a local candidates’ town hall on April 5.  On the panel were Genevieve Jones-Wright, candidate for District Attorney; Commander Dave Myers, candidate for sheriff; James Elia, candidate for California State Assembly; and Matt Brower, candidate for judge. Continue reading

San Diego Reader- Revolutionaries join San Diego DA race

Real Justice PAC, a political action committee of former Bernie Sanders operatives backing the district attorney candidacy of Genevieve Jones-Wright, has rolled out the beginning of a so-called peer-to-peer texting campaign on her behalf, an April 9 disclosure filing with the county’s Registrar of Voters shows. “We organize mass participation through volunteering, door-knocking, calling voters and peer-to-peer texting in order to get the word out about a candidate and this platform,” the group’s Becky Bond, a coauthor of Rules for Revolutionaries, a political organizing guide, told last year. Continue reading

Voice of San Diego- What We Learned This Week

Jones-Wright is part of a class of progressive DA candidates across the country who are galvanizing young people and those seeking criminal justice reforms. Her social media feeds are something to behold: Her point-by-point rebuttal of Stephan’s entire interview on our podcast has received 20,000-plus views on Facebook. Continue reading

Voice of San Diego- There’s Virtually No Such Thing as Voluntary Sex Work, Says DA

Genevieve Jones-Wright, who’s running against Stephan for district attorney, has a much different take. On Facebook, Jones-Wright issued a point-by-point response arguing Stephan is conflating sex trafficking with voluntary sex work. Continue reading

San Diego Free Press- San Diego’s Solution to Trump Starts in Less Than 30 Days

Donald Trump’s name won’t be on the June 5 ballots in California. But you can still vote against him in a meaningful way. The races for otherwise obscure county offices represent the biggest bang for your vote. Most of these races will be decided on June 5. The County District Attorney is absolutely one of the most powerful political players in San Diego, and we’re blessed to have a dynamic young progressive woman running for the job. Continue reading