California Secretary Of State Alex Padilla Appointed To Fill Kamala Harris’ Senate Seat

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) tapped Alex Padilla, his Secretary of State, to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris‘ (D) Senate seat. Padilla will be the first Latino senator from California. “There is a lot of work to get to, of course, but I couldn’t help but think of my parents, who came here from Mexico in pursuit of the American dream,” he said of being offered the role on Monday. “All I ever heard as a child was work hard, study hard, and all I ever wanted to do was honor their sacrifices.” He continued in a statement: “I am honored and humbled by the trust placed in me by Governor …

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