Fun Facts About Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris is a U.S. Senator from California and currently serving as the Attorney General of the United States. She is also the first African-American, first female, and first Californian to hold these positions. Kamala Harris has been involved in politics for over 25 years, starting her career as a community organizer and working her way up through the ranks of government. In this article, we will explore some fun facts about Kamala Harris that you may not have known!

Kamala Harris is the first African American woman to be nominated for president by a major U.S. political party

Harris was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012, representing California’s 26th District
Harris graduated from Howard University and went to the University of California Hastings College of Law Harris is married to attorney Douglas Emhoff and they have two children. Harris was born in Oakland, California. Harris is the daughter of a Baptist minister and a social worker.

Harris attended the University of California, Berkeley, and studied African American Studies
She became involved in the civil rights movement while attending college and began working with the NAACP Youth and College Division in 1991
Harris was elected to the Oakland City Council in 1998 and served until her election as mayor of Oakland in 2007
Harris became the first African American woman to be elected as mayor of a major U.S. city in 2007

Harris is currently the District Attorney for San Francisco

Harris is the first black woman to be elected as district attorney in San Francisco and the second black woman to serve in that position
In 2007, Harris was appointed by then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to serve on the California Board of Equalization
Harris was elected as district attorney in 2008 with 67% of the voteHarris was re-elected in 2012 with 71% of the vote
Harris was re-elected in 2016 with 73% of the vote

Harris has been a vocal advocate for criminal justice reform
She has called for an end to mass incarceration and for reform of the bail system, which she says unfairly targets low-income communities
In January 2019, Harris announced that she would not seek re-election as district attorney, stating that she wanted to pursue other opportunities

Harris has served as the Attorney General of California since 2016

Kamala Harris is an attorney and politician who has served as the Attorney General of California since 2017. Here are some fun facts about her!

Kamala Harris was named after the yoga teacher and cosmologist, Sri Ramana Maharshi. She graduated from Howard University with a degree in political science and law. After graduating from law school, at age 33, Harris became a partner of Oakland’s Bay Area law firm, Duncan and Holder.

Harris was elected to be District Attorney of San Francisco in 2003. As District Attorney, Harris was responsible for prosecuting cases ranging from sexual assault and child molestation.

In January 2017, Harris was elected the Attorney General of California. During her time in office, she has made fighting for civil rights a top priority. She has also been vocal about her support for cannabis legalization.

Harris is running for the US Senate in 2020. If she is successful, she would be the first black woman to serve in the US Senate.

Harris is a Democrat and ran for office in as a candidate for Senator from California

Harris was born in Oakland, California on July 18, 1984\. After graduating from Howard University with a degree in English and Political Science, Harris worked as a lawyer in San Francisco. In 2011, Harris was elected as the state attorney general of California.
Harris is married to Tony Goldwyn and has two children.

In the 2018 Senate race, Harris ran against incumbent Dianne Feinstein. Harris was endorsed by Kamala Harris, her predecessor as state attorney general. On November 6, 2018, she narrowly defeated Feinstein by a margin of 51.4% to 48.6%.

Harris has been married to Indian American attorney David Harris since 2001

Kamala Harris is a California senator who was elected in 2016. She is the first Indian American woman to be elected to the United States Senate.

Harris has been married to Indian American attorney David Harris since 1997. They have two children together.

Before she became a senator, Harris worked as a state prosecutor and as the district attorney of San Francisco. She also served as the chair of the California State Democratic Party from 2014 to 2016.

Harris has made a name for herself as an advocate for women and minorities. She has spoken out against racism and sexism, and she has fought for policies that benefit middle- and low-income families.

Harris is considered one of the frontrunners in the race to become the next president of the United States. If she wins the election, she will be the first African American woman to hold this position.

In addition to her political career, Harris is also a published author. She has written two books – The Truth About Criminal Justice and The New American Revolution – and she is currently working on a third book.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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