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The Significance Of The Los Angeles District Attorney Race

We take a closer look at the hotly contested Los Angeles County District Attorney race between incumbent Jackie Lacey and progressive challenger George Gascón.

Seen as the latest battleground in the country’s ongoing debate around police reform and racial justice, both candidates are receiving millions in campaign funds and gaining national attention.

We talk with KPCC senior politics reporter Libby Denkmann about the candidates and the significance of this race.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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