Genevieve Jones-Wright

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Genevieve Jones-Wright is a native San Diegan . endorsement


Jones-Wright has served the County of San Diego as a Deputy Public Defender since 2006. In this capacity, she has represented clients charged with a variety of crimes and has spent over a decade experiencing the strengths and pitfalls of the criminal justice system. Her advocacy skills, passion, and sense of fairness have garnered her a reputation of an exceptional attorney and community leader.

Beyond the courtroom, Jones-Wright serves on the City of San Diego’s Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention where she chairs the ad-hoc gang documentation committee. She is a volunteer attorney for the California Innocence Project and also sits on the Board of Directors for the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association.[1]

San Diego Endorsements


San Diego Democratic Socialists of America endorsed two candidates in the 2018 election cycle: Genevieve Jones-Wright for district attorney, and Christian Ramirez for City Council District 8.[2]

Socialist staffer

Susannah Bankhead was was Deputy Campaign Manager at Genevieve Jones-Wright in 2018.

National DSA endorsements


Democratic Socialists of America, May 4, 2018;

DSA is proud to announce national endorsements for four more candidates today.

Crushing defeat/Soros money

Summer Stephan, the current district attorney of San Diego County, won by 28 points. Stephan garnered 237,227 votes (64 percent) to Geneviéve Jones-Wright's 134,753 votes (36 percent).

George Soros poured $1.5 million into the California Justice & Public Safety PAC, which was established by Whitney Tymas, a longtime Soros consultant, to bolster Genevieve Jones-Wright.

Jones-Wright, who claimed during the election that she has never met Soros, appeared at last fall's investment conference of the Democracy Alliance, a leftist dark money donor network cofounded by Soros. The conference took place at La Costa Resort, located just 30 minutes outside of San Diego.

Jones-Wright was on a panel cohosted by the billionaire discussing district attorney race efforts for 2018.[3]



Micah Perlin, Genevieve Jones-Wright, Michael McConnell, November 7, 2018: