Sen. Kamala Harris was only picked this week to be former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate. But a shadow campaign has already begun for her U.S. Senate seat in California, should Democrats win the presidency.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, would have the chance to appoint the person who fills Ms. Harris’s seat for the remainder of her term. Unless Mr. Newsom appoints someone to serve in a caretaker role, the person selected by Mr. Newsom would have a leg up during the 2022 election for a full term—a reality…
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