STATEMENTS OF SUPPORT

Hilda L. Solis

Los Angeles County Supervisor

"District Attorney Jackie Lacey has been an extraordinarily effective and forward-thinking leader. We need her at the helm of the District Attorney's office continuing her relentless pursuit of justice for all. I am very proud to endorse Jackie Lacey for District Attorney because she has the experience and proven track record that we need to ensure neighborhood security, safety and justice for all of the people of Los Angeles County."

Janice Hahn

Los Angeles County Supervisor

"Jackie Lacey's innovative approach to diverting people with mental illness out of the criminal justice system and into a mental health system is not just the right thing to do — it is the just thing to do. From this to taking on gun violence and polluters who harm our environment, to protecting seniors from fraud and scams, Jackie Lacey has been a fierce leader who has advanced a common sense reform agenda that reflects our county's values and prioritizes justice for all."

Sheila Kuehl

Los Angeles County Supervisor

"During her tenure as DA, Jackie Lacey has transformed her office into a modernized and reform-focused 21st century law enforcement and public safety agency. She's led the charge to take on polluters, big banks, scam artists who prey on seniors, human sex trafficking, and gun violence, and has brought an important and innovative approach to diverting those with mental illness into the mental health system, instead of into the criminal justice system. I am pleased to give Jackie Lacey my wholehearted support."

Kathryn Barger

Los Angeles County Supervisor

"Jackie Lacey is battle-tested, tenacious and has the drive and vision we need to continue moving Los Angeles County forward. I'm thrilled to endorse Jackie Lacey's re-election campaign for Los Angeles County District Attorney. She has the moral compass and sound judgement that is required for a District Attorney —  and her unique background underscores the fact that her experience and record is unrivaled and unmatched. The people of Los Angeles County need Jackie Lacey as our District Attorney."

Eric Garcetti

Los Angeles Mayor

"Jackie Lacey is a proven leader with whom I have worked and come to know well. We need her continued leadership in the District Attorney's office. She's smart, tremendously effective and clear eyed. And she always puts the mission of advancing justice for all above everything else. I am proud to endorse Jackie Lacey for Los Angeles County District Attorney."

Robert Garcia

Long Beach Mayor

"Jackie Lacey has been an innovative District Attorney for the people of Los Angeles County. She's been a leader on a range of critical public safety issues, from combatting senseless gun violence, human trafficking and cyber crime, to taking on polluters and protecting our environment as well as diverting people who are mentally ill out of the criminal justice system and into the mental health system. I am very proud to strongly endorse Jackie Lacey's re-election for District Attorney."

Adam Schiff

U.S. Congressmember

"Time and time again, Jackie Lacey has demonstrated her ability to protect the public, fight crime, and ensure justice for all of the people of Los Angeles County. She has a proven track record and has been a transformational leader at a critical moment, helping to shepherd in a new era of reforms in the criminal justice system, particularly when it comes to dealing with those with mental health issues. Jackie Lacey is the best equipped person to lead the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office and I am pleased to endorse her reelection campaign."

Ted Lieu

U.S. Congressmember

"As Los Angeles County's District Attorney, Jackie Lacey has been a forward-thinking leader. We need Jackie's intellect, her reform-focused agenda and her unyielding determination at the helm of the D.A.'s office so that she can continue advancing her justice for all agenda. From protecting our environment to diverting those with mental illness out of the criminal justice system and into the mental health system, to cracking down on human trafficking and cyber crime, I believe Jackie is the best choice for District Attorney. I'm proud to endorse her."

Judy Chu

U.S. Congressmember

"Jackie Lacey has been an effective District Attorney for the people of Los Angeles County. She's worked tirelessly to protect the public and advance a justice for all agenda. Jackie has taken on polluters who harm our environment, fought against senseless gun violence and has led the charge to divert people who are mentally ill out of the criminal justice system and into the mental health system. We need Jackie Lacey as our District Attorney."

Alan Lowenthal

U.S. Congressmember

“There is no one I trust more than Jackie Lacey to lead the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. She's worked to protect the public and improve neighborhood security while also promoting forward-thinking policies to improve our local quality of life and better respect the life and liberty of the accused. I am with Jackie Lacey."

Norma Torres

U.S. Congressmember

“As Los Angeles County's District Attorney, Jackie Lacey has been an innovative leader with a forward-thinking approach to fighting crime. She's worked tirelessly to protect the public and advance a justice for all agenda, including defending immigrant communities, standing up to domestic and sexual violence against women, supporting a ban on private prisons, cash bail reform, and automatic expungement of past marijuana charges, as well as leading the charge to divert people who are mentally ill out of the criminal justice system. I’m with D.A. Lacey 100%.”

Doug Haubert

Long Beach City Prosecutor

"As Long Beach's City Prosecutor, I've witnessed firsthand District Attorney Jackie Lacey in action. Her office has been a rock solid partner of ours - we've collaborated together to protect the public and improve neighborhood security. There is no candidate I trust more than Jackie Lacey to lead the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. I am with Jackie Lacey 100%."

Fiona Ma

California State Treasurer

"Jackie Lacey has been an extraordinarily effective leader and has worked tirelessly to advance forward thinking criminal justice reforms to modernize and improve the system. From bringing compassion to those with mental illness to protecting civil rights, human rights, victims' rights, workers' rights, and immigrants' rights - Jackie Lacey has brought vision, fearlessness and unyielding determination to the office. I'm pleased to support Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey's re-election campaign."

Robert Hertzberg

California State Senator

“I am excited to announce my support for Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey because her commitment to improving the legal system to ensure justice for all is precisely what we need leading the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. I have experienced this firsthand, as DA Lacey was a critical collaborative partner in the effort to get bail reform across the finish line. I’m pleased to endorse her re-election campaign, and look forward to partnering with her again in the future.”

Miguel Santiago

California State Assemblymember

“Whether it's her efforts to divert people with mental illness out of the criminal justice system and into the mental health system, cracking down on fraud and scams that prey on consumers and immigrants or her support for banning private prisons -- District Attorney Jackie Lacey has worked hard on behalf of the people of L.A. County. I am proud to support Jackie in her re-election campaign because she is committed to fighting for common sense reforms to our criminal justice system, while keeping Angelenos safe from violent crime."

Mike Gipson

California State Assemblymember

"Jackie Lacey is a proven leader who has the drive and vision we need to continue moving Los Angeles County forward. From combatting gun violence and human trafficking to diverting those with mental illness out of the criminal justice system and automatically expunging past marijuana-related charges, to cracking down on polluters and cyber crime, I believe Jackie is the best choice for District Attorney. I'm proud to endorse her."

Christy Smith

California State Assemblymember

"During her tenure as Los Angeles County District Attorney, Jackie Lacey has been an effective and reform-minded leader, and I’m excited to endorse her. She's led the charge to take on gun violence, domestic and sexual predators, polluters, scam artists who prey on seniors, and has brought a critical and innovative approach to diverting those with mental illness out of the criminal justice system. We need Jackie's intellect and tenacity at the helm of the D.A.'s office so that she can continue advancing her justice for all agenda. I’m with her 100%.

Al Muratsuchi

California State Assemblymember

“As a former Deputy Attorney General, I know from experience the challenge of fighting for public safety while upholding civil rights. L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey has done a great job working to keep Angelenos safe while making our system more just. I’m excited to endorse her re-election campaign.”

Laura Friedman

California State Assemblymember

"As Los Angeles County's District Attorney, Jackie Lacey has been an innovative leader on a range of critical public safety issues. She’s enacted reforms to better combat domestic and sexual violence, fight against human trafficking and cyber crime, and take on polluters as well as diverting people who are mentally ill out of the criminal justice system and into the mental health system. I am proud to strongly endorse Jackie Lacey's re-election for District Attorney."

Richard Bloom

California State Assemblymember

"Time and time again, L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey has demonstrated her ability to protect the public and advance a “justice for all” agenda. She has a proven track record and has been a pioneering leader at a critical moment, helping to shepherd in a new era of reforms in the criminal justice system. She’s supported bail reform and a ban on private prisons, while also leading the charge to divert people who are mentally ill out of the criminal justice system and into the mental health system. That’s why I’m proud to endorse DA Jackie Lacey for re-election.”

National Women’s Political Caucuses of Los Angeles County

“Throughout her time as District Attorney, Jackie has been an effective and innovative leader with a commitment to improving the criminal justice system to ensure justice for all. She's worked tirelessly to stand up to domestic and sexual violence against women, defend immigrant communities, and divert people who are mentally ill out of the criminal justice system. We look forward to working with DA Lacey to produce a winning campaign.”

Mike Feuer

Los Angeles City Attorney

"Throughout her career, District Attorney Jackie Lacey has demonstrated sound judgment, great skill, effectiveness and above all, a profound commitment to advancing justice for all. I am proud to endorse Jackie Lacey's re-election campaign for District Attorney. She's been at the forefront of a key effort to reform the system - diverting people who are mentally ill out of the criminal justice system and into the mental health system. Jackie has also been a tremendous partner with my office on a range of issues as we work closely together to keep the people of Los Angeles safe. We need Jackie Lacey as our District Attorney."

Ron Galperin

Los Angeles City Controller

"Jackie Lacey has developed a strong track record when it comes to advancing justice for the people of Los Angeles County. She's brought a forward-thinking approach to crime fighting to maximize public safety while also promoting smart, innovative policies to improve our local quality of life. Jackie Lacey has taken on polluters, those who scam seniors, people who prey on immigrants and more. I am pleased to support Jackie Lacey's re-election and encourage voters to stand with me in support of her campaign.”

Herb Wesson

Los Angeles City Council President

“In these challenging times with so much at stake, it’s more critical now than ever that L.A. County has a District Attorney who is committed to enacting forward thinking reforms to our criminal justice system that modernize and improve the process to ensure justice for all. That’s why I’m thrilled to be endorsing Jackie Lacey for re-election.  As our District Attorney, Jackie has been a compassionate, principled and transformational leader, protecting the public and working to enact vital change, including automatic expungement of past marijuana charges, supporting a ban on private prisons and cash bail reform, defending immigrant communities, and leading the critical effort to divert people dealing with mental illnesses out of the criminal justice system.”

David Ryu

Los Angeles City Councilmember

“Throughout her career, L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey has demonstrated sound judgment, a relentless work ethic, and a profound commitment to advancing justice for all.  She's been a leader on a range of critical public safety issues, from combatting senseless gun violence, human trafficking and cyber crime, to defending immigrant communities, and has been committed to enacting necessary reforms, including supporting cash bail reform as well as diverting people struggling with mentally illness out of the criminal justice system and into the mental health system. We need Jackie Lacey as our District Attorney, and I’m proud to endorse her.“

Paul Koretz

Los Angeles City Councilmember

"I am proud to strongly endorse Jackie Lacey's re-election for District Attorney, because she been a tremendous partner with my office on a range of issues as we work closely together to keep the people in my district safe. D.A. Lacey has taken on polluters, scam artists, people who prey on immigrants, sexual predators and more, while also working to divert people struggling with mental illnesses out of the criminal justice system and into the mental health system. Jackie Lacey is the best equipped person to lead the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office and I am thrilled to endorse her reelection campaign.”

Yvonne Burke

U.S. Congressmember and LA County Supervisor (Ret.)

"Jackie Lacey has been resolute in her mission to protect the people of L.A. County's rights and in her unyielding, relentless pursuit of justice for all. Throughout my time on the LA County Board of Supervisors, I saw firsthand Jackie's amazing work in the District Attorney's office that earned her deserved accolades and continuously broke barriers. She never lost sight of the real task at hand, to defend the rights of our citizens.  Her numerous career accomplishments, particularly in the area of criminal justice reform, demonstrate that she has proven herself to be the most qualified and best equipped candidate to continue to lead the L.A. County D.A.’s office. I am beyond proud to endorse Jackie Lacey for re-election as District Attorney in 2020."

Zev Yaroslavsky

LA County Supervisor (Ret.)

"District Attorney Jackie Lacey is one of the most visionary and effective reformers with whom I worked in my four-decade career of public service.  She is a living example of how leadership can make the difference between success and failure. As one of California’s leading prosecutors, Ms. Lacey was one of the first to recognize that jails are not the best environment in which to rehabilitate mentally ill persons who find themselves in the criminal justice system.  Her efforts to provide alternatives to incarceration for these individuals has proven successful. I worked closely with her to launch this program in the Van Nuys Courthouse in the San Fernando Valley, and it’s now a template that can be expanded throughout the county. Jackie Lacey is hard at work making her office a model for a 21st-century prosecutorial office. She has earned another term as L.A. County’s District Attorney, and I enthusiastically endorse her re-election."

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