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Gov. Gavin Newsom swears in Dr. Shirley Weber as California's new Secretary of State following Alex Padilla's appointment to the U.S. Senate in order to fill the vacancy created by Vice President Kamala Harris.

Dr. Shirley Weber’s path toward history: From SDSU professor to California Secretary of State

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // February 18, 2021

California Secretary of State Shirley Weber is used to this. The shattering of glass ceilings, the breaking of records and the messages of congratulations....

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Photo courtesy of Akilah Weber for State Assembly.

Keeping it in the family, Akilah Weber running to replace mother Shirley Weber in State Assembly

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

On Jan. 28, Gov. Gavin Newsom swore in Dr. Shirley Weber as California’s first Black secretary of state; leaving a vacant seat in California’s 79th...

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