Stephen Lawrence Cooley
Born: May 1, 1947 in Los Angeles, CA
Children: Michael and Shannon
1973-2000: Prosecutor, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
2000-2012: District Attorney, Los Angeles County
Proponent, Proposition 36 [Three Strikes Law] (Passed; 68.6%)
- CLOSE CONTEST: Kamala Harris won the 2010 General election when she defeated Cooley by 74,453 votes (0.8%).