When presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced in March he would pick a woman as his vice president, Rozzana Verder-Aliga smiled.
The Vallejo City Councilmember’s smile is wider this week, four days after odds-on favorite Kamala Harris was chosen.
“Senator Harris represents the very best of women’s contributions to our democracy and country,” Verder-Aliga said Friday. “Her very down-to-earth personality, courage, wit and breadth of knowledge and experience make her the most qualified VP candidate. I am also very excited of the possibility of having a woman president in the future.”
Solano County Supervisor and former Vallejo Councilmember Erin Hannigan was equally thrilled.
The Oakland-born Harris “is wonderful and it’s wonderful to have her on the ticket,” said Hannigan, adding with a giddy laugh, “Can we do this election today?”
Beyond Harris representing California as a United States Senator, “she’s fierce on human rights, fierce…