Contra Costa District Attorney candidate Mark Peterson hopes he will gain last-minute traction with this mailer, which trades on his contention that as a 25-year prosecutor, he is more qualified for the job than his two opponents.
Dan O’Malley was a judge and a deputy district attorney but now works in private practice. Elle Falahat also worked as a prosecutor but has a private practice in Danville.
Most expect this race will end in a run-off, probably between Peterson and O’Malley. In a three-way contest, it may be difficult for one of the candidates to obtain more than 50 percent of the vote and win the seat outright … but it’s not impossible.
Here’s the mailer: