Jeff Adachi’s pension battle likely defeated by labor-backed initiative – Bay Citizen/USF Poll


By Zusha Elinson
The Bay Citizen

Last year, maverick public defender Jeff Adachi raised a lonely cry about San Francisco’s multi-billion dollar pension crisis, enraging the city’s labor unions.

A fierce, union-backed campaign crushed his 2010 pension reform measure. Adachi reemerged this year with Proposition D, another pension fix, only to be painted as an anti-union Republican in a series of stinging television spots.

Now it appears that Adachi, who is also running for mayor, will not get the victory he has so doggedly sought.

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