Steve Zappala

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Zappala Won't Run For District Attorney Unopposed Next Year

It's reported the Chief Deputy Director in the county Public Defender's office will announce he is running against Zappala

July 02, 2018 - 12:57 pm
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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala will have some competition when he runs for reelection next year.

The Tribune Review is reporting that Turahn Jenkins plans to announce he'll run against Zappala for the DA's seat next year.

Jenkins currently serves as the Chief Deputy Director in the county Public Defender's office.

Jenkins is reportedly resigning at the end of the business day today and is expected to make a formal announcement at an event tonight

Zappala has been the Allegheny County District Attorney since 1998.

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