Victory Speech as Prepared for Delivery by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in Wilmington, Delaware

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Good evening.

Congressman John Lewis, before his passing, wrote: “Democracy is not a state. It is an act.”

And what he meant was that America’s democracy is not guaranteed.

It is only as strong as our willingness to fight for it, to guard it and never take it for granted.

And protecting our democracy takes struggle.

It takes sacrifice. There is joy in it and there is progress.

Because We The People have the power to build a better future.

And when our very democracy was on the ballot in this election, with the very soul of America at stake, and the world watching, you ushered in a new day for America. …

About

Kamala Harris

Vice President-Elect of the United States. Senator, Wife, Momala, Auntie. Fighting for the people. She/her.

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