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Vice President: Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris-

"The truth is that the vast majority of Americans are good, fair, and just, and they want their country to reflect those ideals."

- Sen. Kamala Harris

Party: Democratic

  • B.A. - Political Science and Economics - Howard University
  • J.D. - University of California, Hastings

Occupation: U.S. Senator - California

Relevant Experience:
  • 2004-2011 - San Francisco District Attorney
  • 2011-2017 - California Attorney General
  • 2017-present - U.S. Senator - California

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Personal Information:
  • Born: October 20, 1964 - Oakland, California
  • Age: 55
  • Husband - Doug Emhoff
  • City of residence: Los Angeles, California

Additional biographical notes:
  • First woman of color to be nominated for a slot on a major party ticket
  • During her first three years as San Francisco District Attorney, prosecutors' conviction rates climbed from 52% to 67%
  • Harris' two step children call her "Momala"
  • Her most fervent supporters are called the "Khive," a phrase inspired by Beyoncé’s “Beyhive”
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Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis recently returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director, but she and her family have a long history in the Desert Southwest.


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