Judge orders Supervisor Ed Jew to stand trial
Supervisor Ed Jew has been ordered to stand trial by Judge Harold
regarding allegations he does not live in the district he represents.
By Ananda Shorey
August 1, 2007
A San Francisco Superior Court judge said during Ed Jew's preliminary
hearing today that the supervisor must go to trial regarding allegations
that he does not live in the district he represents.
The District 4 supervisor has pleaded not guilty to nine felony
charges related to alleged violations of the city elections code.
Prosecutors question whether he lives inside the district he represents
and whether he misrepresented his residence in candidate nominating
Jew has reportedly has been present at his Sunset District home,
located at 2450 28th Ave., intermittently since around 1984.
Jew is the subject of a separate FBI probe into his alleged acceptance
of $40,000 in cash from a group of businessmen having permit problems.
Jew denies wrongdoing and no federal charges have been filed.
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