Kamala Devi Harris (born Kamala Iyer Harris, October 20, 1964) is an American politician and advocate who is the vice president-elect of the USA. A part of the Democratic Party, she is swarm to assume office on January 20, 2021, along president-elect Joe Biden, having vanquished indispensable presidential Donald Trump and vice president Mike Pence in the 2020 election. Entity of both Indian Tamil and Afro-Jamaican ancestry, she is a multinational American and will be the USA first woman, first African-American, first Asian-American and first Caribbean-American vice president.She will also be the maximum -ranking female selected official in U.S. history.
Born in Oakland, California, Harris partitioned to Howard University and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She started her vocation in the Alameda County township Advocate’s Office, before being recruited to the San Francisco township Attorney’s Office and after the City Advocate of San Francisco’s office. In 2003, she was selected district advocte of San Francisco. She was selected Attorney General of California in 2010 and re-elected in 2014.
Harris has serviced as the junior United States senator from California since 2017. Harris vanquished Loretta Sanchez in the 2016 Senate election to become the 2nd African American woman and the first South Asian American to service in the United States Senate.As a senator, she has advocated for healthcare reform, federal descheduling of cannabis, a path to citizenship for undocumented migrants, the DREAM Act, a ban on assault armor, and dynamic tax reform. She achieved a national profile for her picked questioning of Trump state officials during Senate hearings, inclusive Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who was charged of sexual assault.
Harris ran for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and finished her exploration on December 3, 2019.She was declared as Biden’s current mate on August 11, 2020. On November 7, 2020, the run was named in favor of the Biden–Harris ticket.