is district attorney of the city and county of San Francisco after winning more than 98 percent of the vote. Harris is the first woman DA in San Francisco’s history and the first African American woman in California to hold the office. Harris has combated violent crime with intensity and focus. She raised overall felony conviction rates to the highest level in 12 years, substantially reduced the city’s backlog of homicide cases, and expanded support for victims and witnesses of violent crime. She was elected to serve on the board of the National District Attorneys’ Association and to the Executive Committee of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California. She is a Rodel Fellow with the Aspen Institute and was recently elected to the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section.