The race created an unusual dynamic in which Gascon, a former patrol officer and police chief, was fiercely opposed by law enforcement unions and Lacey, the first woman and Black person to run the office, was criticized by Black Lives Matter activists.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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