Kamala Devi Harris is the new district attorney of San Francisco, CA.
Bagging over 56 per cent of the votes in the run off held on Tuesday, the Indian American beat two-time DA and her former boss Terrence Hallinan.
A little less than 50% of the 470,089 voters took part in the polling.
Kamala posing with her mother Dr Shyamala Gopalan and sister Maya.
Photographs: courtesy Kamala Harris' office