The victory of the Democratic ticket within the exhausting fought presidential race units the stage for history-making achievements for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Sen. Harris is poised to interrupt the glass ceiling in politics for ladies within the government department. She shouldn’t be solely the primary girl to function vice chairman, she can also be the primary African American and South Asian American to carry that position. Harris’ victory comes greater than 35 years after Geraldine Ferraro grew to become the primary feminine VP candidate on a significant occasion ticket when she ran alongside Democrat Walter Mondale in his unsuccessful effort to unseat President Ronald Reagan in 1984.
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) November 7, 2020
The thrill surrounding Biden’s marketing campaign was fueled partially by liberal enthusiasm for Harris’ groundbreaking potential. On condition that Biden is already 77, many political observers see Harris as properly positioned to take the Oval Workplace — a risk that might properly assist unify the liberal flank of the Democratic Social gathering.
Harris is definitely probably the most skilled and certified VPs elected in current reminiscence. A local of Oakland, Calif., she served as San Francisco’s district legal professional after which superior to legal professional normal for the Golden State. She succeeded Barbara Boxer because the state’s junior senator in 2016.
Harris has lengthy been an inspirational determine for a lot of given her accomplishments thus far because the daughter of immigrants, along with her mom hailing from India and her father from Jamaica. Harris’ husband, leisure legal professional Douglass Emhoff, will even break floor as the primary individual of the Jewish religion to be a vice presidential partner.
Trade insiders have been fast to cheer the ascent of the Biden/Harris ticket after 4 days of uncertainty amid vote counting in states with razor skinny margins. See their reactions beneath.
So happy with you. ❤️❤️🇺🇸🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/Orb1ISe0dU
— Doug Emhoff (@DouglasEmhoff) November 7, 2020
Crying and holding my daughter, “look child, she appears to be like like us.” pic.twitter.com/Gy4MAPoNjy
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) November 7, 2020
— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) November 7, 2020
Not a crier however I lowkey shed a tear, we gained’t let hate win! Once we present up for one another we win! There’s SO a lot work to be carried out however I consider we’re keen to indicate up for one another! Let’s maintain being loud & sturdy. Now the actual work begins! Large congrats to @KamalaHarris 😭💥
— Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) November 7, 2020
The Vice President Elect @KamalaHarris and Rep. Phyllis “Mother” Thede!! They labored tirelessly collectively on the marketing campaign path to save lots of our democracy. I’m past grateful and proud. ❤️😭 pic.twitter.com/gNxpcCTwzo
— Robin Thede (@robinthede) November 7, 2020
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) November 7, 2020
I’m past thrilled that my pal @JoeBiden and our first Black and Indian-American girl Vice President, @KamalaHarris, are headed to revive some dignity, competence, and coronary heart on the White Home. Our nation sorely wants it. pic.twitter.com/yXqQ3tYRoa
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) November 7, 2020
My expensive pal, and now Madame Vice President-elect, congratulations.
California is so, so proud as we speak. pic.twitter.com/EtilFvOM8w
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) November 7, 2020
Love her. Extra like her, please.
Fellas, love you, however are you guys okay if the women have some actual energy to get to work?
These girls are going to jet the job carried out. https://t.co/PYKbym7gwz
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) November 7, 2020
Women and gents, I current to you….
— Van Jones (@VanJones68) November 7, 2020
Madame Vice President !!!! pic.twitter.com/4U2JCeHqB0
— Audra McDonald (@AudraEqualityMc) November 7, 2020
— Uzo Aduba (@UzoAduba) November 7, 2020
Kamala Harris has made historical past as the primary girl and first individual of coloration to be elected Vice President of the US.
Now greater than ever, our nation’s management is extra reflective of our various and dynamic nation.
Congratulations Madam Vice President-elect!
— James E. Clyburn (@WhipClyburn) November 7, 2020
Congratulations Vice President-Elect @KamalaHarris.
After 230 years — you shattered two ceilings.
A very historic achievement.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) November 7, 2020
Have a good time! Kamala Harris would be the first girl Vice President in U.S. historical past!! 🎉❤️🎉❤️ pic.twitter.com/i4YQnvc1dV
— Pee-wee Herman (@peeweeherman) November 7, 2020
— Courtney A. Kemp (@CourtneyKemp) November 7, 2020
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) November 7, 2020
Sure, I do know we’ve got work to do. However, that is additionally true. #ElectionResults2020 https://t.co/wqkGOrsdrg
— malkia devich-cyril (@culturejedi) November 7, 2020
I didn’t assume I’d be this moved to see a black girl/south Asian girl/girl as Vice President. However I’m. It’s so fantastic. My nieces know a lot extra is feasible now.
— roxane homosexual (@rgay) November 7, 2020