A quick look at California Attorney General Kamala Harris


January 13, 2015 2:45PM (UTC)

NAME — Kamala Harris.

AGE-BIRTH DATE-BIRTHPLACE — 50; Oct. 20, 1964; Oakland, California.

PARTY — Democrat.

EXPERIENCE —Elected California attorney general in 2010. As daughter of a black father and an Indian mother, she became the first female and first minority to hold the office. Handily won re-election in 2014. Elected San Francisco district attorney in 2003, re-elected in 2007. Served as deputy district attorney in Alameda and San Francisco counties, 1990-2002.

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EDUCATION — Bachelor's degree from Howard University, 1986; law degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1989.

FAMILY — Married to Douglas Emhoff, partner in Los Angeles law firm.


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