Kamala Harris is the U.S. Vice President-elect. The major television networks the USA have announced that Joe Biden has won the 2020 U.S. Election. They said Mr Biden has 279 votes the Electoral College, which is enough for him to be elected as America's 46th President. Ms Harris will be the first woman U.S. history to hold the post Vice President. She will also be the first black American and the first South Asian descent to hold the post. Harris, 56, simply tweeted: "We did it, Joe Biden." She added: "This election is about so much more than Joe Biden or me. It's the soul America and our willingness to fight it. We have a lot work ahead us. Let's get started."
Kamala Harris has been a rising star the Democratic Party the last two decades. She served as California's attorney general before becoming a US senator. She ran to become the nominee the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign but lost to Joe Biden. However, Mr Biden chose her as his running mate. They will be sworn as President and Vice President January 20. Jemele Hill, writing the Atlantic magazine, said: "Harris' ascent to the vice-presidency is certainly a reflection what's possible. She has accomplished something that no other black woman has. I can't help but daydream Harris someday stepping one level to the presidency."