Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be on the Democratic Party presidential ballot in the November elections. Photo: . / Brendan McDermid (Brendan McDermid /)

The virtual presidential candidate of the Democratic party, Joe Biden, announced on Tuesday that he had chosen Senator Kamala Harris to accompany him as a candidate for vice president in the United States elections, which will take place on November 3.

« I have the great honor to announce that I have chosen Kamala Harris, a fighter for the underprivileged and one of the best public servants in the country, as my partner in the elections « Biden said on his Twitter account.

« When Kamala was attorney general she worked very closely with Beau, » Biden said in a second tweet, referring to her eldest son and former prosecutor Beau Biden, who died in 2015 of a brain tumor. “I watched charging against the big banks, helping workers, protecting women and children in situations of abuse. I was proud at that time, and I am proud now to have her as a partner in this campaign, « he added.

Harris, the only African-American woman in the United States Senate, has marched in the streets and sponsored new police reform legislation in Congress, and She has also been a strong advocate for social change and a fierce critic of President Donald Trump.

The 55-year-old senator from California had also become a key ally of Biden, ready to challenge the Republican president in the Nov. 3 election, at a time during the campaign when he was leading the race. .

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