Kamala Devi Harris (born October 20, 1964) is an American attorney, author, politician, and the current District Attorney of San Francisco. She was first elected in 2003, defeating incumbent district attorney Terence Hallinan, and was re-elected in 2007. In the 2010 election cycle, she was a candidate for California Attorney General in the 2010 California state elections.
If she managed to win, she would be the first woman and first black, as well as holding the distinction of being the first Asian-American attorney general in California and the first Indian American attorney general in the United States of America owing to her Indian descent.
Harris served as Deputy District Attorney in Alameda County, California from 1990 to 1998. She then became Managing Attorney of the Career C
riminal Unit in the San Francisco District Attorney's Office. In 2000, San Francisco City Attorney Louise Renne recruited Harris to join her office, where she was Chief of the Community and Neighborhood Division, which oversees civil code enforcement matters.
The Los Angeles Daily Journal recognized Harris as one of the top 100 lawyers in California. Harris serves on the board of the California District Attorney's Association and is Vice President of the National District Attorneys Association.
Harris ran unopposed for re-election in 2007. She was called a front-runner in her campaign being nominated to be Attorney General of California in 2010, and on June 8, 2010, she received the Democratic nomination for California Attorney General.
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