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Jackie Lacey Becomes Los Angeles County’s First Female and African-American DA

jackie lacey (Via Pasadena Star News) – Jackie Lacey made history Tuesday night, becoming the first African-American and first female chief prosecutor of Los Angeles County.

Lacey, the chief deputy district attorney, won with a substantial lead over Deputy District Attorney Alan Jackson Tuesday in the race to succeed Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley.  By midnight, Lacey had all but officially declared victory and packed up her election night party at Union Station downtown.  As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, with 95 percent of precincts reporting, Lacey had 55 percent of the vote, to Jackson’s 45 percent.

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