George Gascón wins district attorney race in LA

George Gascón speaks at a news conference at City Hall in San Francisco, California March 11, 2013. On the morning of November 6, 2020, Jackie Lacey conceded the race for Los Angeles’ next district attorney to George Gascón. Photo by REUTERS/Robert Galbraith.

This morning, Jackie Lacey conceded to former George Gascón in the race for Los Angeles County’s next district attorney. Gascón’s victory is a big win for the movement to elect progressive prosecutors, especially in the wake of this summer’s protests over racial bias and policing.