Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey Loses Key Endorsements

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff, and California Assemblyperson Laura Friedman have all walked back endorsements for L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey amid a national reckoning over systemic racism and excessive policing.

Lacey has long been the target of social justice advocates and the Black Lives Matter movement. Critics have accused her of showing deference to police officers and failing to hold officers accountable for misconduct.

Lacey will face off against former San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon in November. It is her toghest re-election challenge to date.

Read more about the race and how it has changed here.

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