George GascónFor Los Angeles County District Attorney
The final results of the March 3 primary election for Los Angeles District Attorney are in. After failing to get over 50% of the vote, current DA Jackie Lacey will face a runoff election with challenger George Gascón in November.
It’s time to fix LA County’s criminal justice system. For 8 years DA Jackie Lacey has resisted progressive reforms while defending tough-on-crime policies.
We endorse George Gascón because he has the experience and leadership to reshape our justice system. He is the former San Francisco District Attorney and Assistant Chief of the LAPD.
Throughout his career, Gascón has been on the forefront of innovative criminal justice reform. He has successfully:
- Advocated for one of the nation’s toughest standards on use of force to reduce police killings
- Instituted a tool for eliminating racial bias in prosecutors’ charging decisions
- Co-wrote historic legislation to reduce punishments for small drug possessions
- Expunged over 9,000 marijuana conviction
- Launched California’s first public portal on prosecution data
Los Angeles deserves a DA committed to bringing fairness and integrity back to the LA District Attorney’s Office. Gascón has proven we can achieve public safety without criminalizing Black people, and without relying on incarceration as the only form of justice.
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Vote Centers open February 22, so you can vote early from anywhere in the county. On Election Day, centers will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM across Los Angeles County.
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