Newsom's Pick? Who Might Fill VP-Elect Harris' Senate Seat?
Ben Christopher, CALmatters
November 8, 2020 at 2:55PM
Although women have long represented California in the Senate, the governor will still be under pressure to choose one, said Ballard. With women making up just over a fourth of the Congress’ upper chamber for the first time in U.S. history, “you don’t want to be the one who diminishes the number of women who are in the Senate.”