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Officials, representatives to take oath

Jackie Lacey, first woman and first African-American county district attorney, and local politicians

Posted: December 3, 2012 2:00 a.m.
Updated: December 3, 2012 2:00 a.m.

Monday marks the day when those elected or reelected in November’s elections will be sworn into office.

Outgoing Assemblyman Cameron Smyth has already handed the keys over to Republican Scott Wilk, his replacement in the 38th Assembly District.

Wilk will be sworn into office at “high noon” Monday.

Monday also marks a historic event for Los Angeles County, when Jackie Lacey will be sworn into office as the new county district attorney.

Lacey is both the first woman and the first African-American to hold the position.

Los Angeles U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. will be the master of ceremonies at the event, with Lacey taking the oath of office at 3 p.m. at the University of Southern California’s Galen Center, 3400 S. Figueroa St., in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will also be sworn in Monday. This will mark the beginning Antonovich’s ninth term on the county Board of Supervisors.

John A. Arguelles, a retired California Supreme Court Justice, will administer the oath of office to Antonovich at 10 a.m. in the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 W. Temple St., in Los Angeles.

Other local representatives that will be sworn in Monday include Steve Knight, the Republican senator-elect in the 21st state Senate District and Fran Pavley, the Democratic senate-elect in the 27th state Senate District.




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