- Category : 1964-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 3
American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Harris is the Democratic vice presidential nominee for the 2020 election, running alongside Joe Biden. She is the first African American woman and first South Asian American person to be chosen as the running mate of a major party's presidential candidate. She previously was the 32nd Attorney General of California from 2011 to 2017.
She was born to a Tamil Indian mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris (1938–2009), and a Jamaican father, Donald Harris. Her mother was a prominent breast cancer researcher, who emigrated from Chennai, India, in 1960, and her father a Stanford University economics professor, who emigrated from Jamaica in 1961 for graduate study in economics at University of California, Berkeley.
On 8 November 2016, she defeated Loretta Sanchez in the 2016 Senate election to succeed outgoing Senator Barbara Boxer, becoming California's third female U.S. Senator and the first of Jamaican or Indian descent.
She was announced as Biden's running mate on 11 August 2020, becoming the third female nominee after Geraldine Ferraro and Sarah Palin.
On 7 April 2014, Harris announced that she was engaged to be married to California attorney Douglas Emhoff. They married on 22 August 2014.