Sheriff Lee Baca's Approval Rating Plummets, According to Rival's Poll
L.A. County Sheriff's Department
Sheriff Lee Baca has had a rough couple of years, but it's gotten really bad in the last two weeks, ever since federal prosecutors brought corruption charges against 18 of his deputies.
Lee Baca: 28%
The bottom-line spin from Olmsted's pollster: "Once voters are reminded of the ongoing FBI investigation and former Sheriff's Commander Bob
Olmsted's role as a whistle-blower, the race shifts heavily in Olmsted's favor."
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