SACRAMENTO, CA – Sacramento County Supervisor Rich Desmond today announced his endorsement of prosecutor Thien Ho in his campaign for Sacramento County District Attorney. Representing District 3 with a population of more than 300,000, Supervisor Desmond’s district is primarily composed of urban unincorporated areas, including Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Arden Arcade, North Highlands, Gold River, and Foothill Farms.
Supervisor Desmond joins a growing list of prominent elected, law enforcement and community leaders supporting Thien Ho.
“The voices of all the communities within District 3 have never been more critical and significant as we navigate the difficulties and challenges to end the pandemic,” said Sacramento County Supervisor Rich Desmond. “I am proud to endorse Thien Ho who has a record of accomplishments, demonstrated leadership, commitment and dedication in addressing critical matters such as homelessness, public safety and building up a strong economy for residents across Sacramento County,” he added.
“I am humbled and honored to receive the endorsement of Sacramento County Supervisor Rich Desmond,” said Sacramento County Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney Thien Ho. “I will draw on my current role at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office to work together with Supervisor Desmond on programs and initiatives that benefit community residents and businesses.”
Ho’s campaign announced earlier this month his race has opened a wide lead in fundraising with more than $519,000 in 2021.
As a refugee who fled Vietnam seeking freedom and opportunities for a better life, Thien Ho is the embodiment of the American Dream. As a lawyer with 23 years of experience, Thien has pursued justice every time he steps into the courtroom. As a deputy district attorney, Thien has prosecuted the most violent and dangerous criminals, including the East Area Rapist/Golden State Killer. As the Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney for Sacramento County, Thien manages and oversees an entire bureau of lawyers who protect the public, collaborate with community partners, and guard the integrity of the criminal justice system.