Lucy graduated from CSU Chico with a double major in International Relations and International Economics. She first got her start in CA state politics as a writer for then Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She has since gone on to serve as a Communications Director in the CA State Assembly, and as a political fundraising consultant based out of Sacramento. Lucy now joins IVN staff as a contributor focusing on CA state politics. As a registered Republican, her political leanings are right of center.