Vice President Kamala Harris reminded fellow Democrats on Friday about the “slim” majority they carry in the House and Senate ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.
During a California-themed “virtual DNC fundraiser,” Harris also warned about several Republican-led states that have or are attempting to pass voter reform legislation, according to press pool reports.
She spoke to Democrats fighting to keep their majority in the Senate — currently maintained by 48 members and two independents who caucus, which allows Harris to be a tiebreaking vote — and the current nine-seat advantage in the House.
“Our majorities in the House and the Senate are incredibly slim. OK? They are. And we know that Democrats are going to need big voter turnout in 2022 to hang on to the House and the Senate,” Harris said.
Harris, who formerly served as attorney general in the state, was introduced by the Golden State Lt. Gov Eleni Kounalakis during the event. The