In case you were wondering, the June 5, 2012 primary election for the next Los Angeles County District Attorney will be the first time an incumbent hasn't sought reelection since Evelle Younger won the seat 48 years ago. On Tuesday, January 17, 2012, the LA Times teased the question, 'First wide-open race for D.A. since -- when?' in their Coffeebreak Quiz section. They answered the question the following day.
|Evelle Younger the became District Attorney after winning|
the 1964 'open' election to become LA's top cop.