Katherine Harris

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Katherine Harris

Katherine Harris (born April 5, 1957) is an American former politician. A Republican, Harris served in the Florida Senate from 1994 to 1998, as Secretary of State of Florida from 1999 to 2002, and as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Florida's 13th congressional district from 2003 to 2007. Harris lost her campaign in 2006 for a United States Senate seat from Florida.

In the 2000 presidential election, she received national attention for her role as the Florida's secretary of state during the state's election recount, certifying George W. Bush's narrow victory (537 votes) over Al Gore and awarding him the Florida electors, which gained him the national election.


  • I'm actually very sensitive about those things, and it's personally painful...You know, whenever they made fun of my makeup, it was because the newspapers colorized my photograph.
    • On Sean Hannity's talk radio program, August 1, 2005, responding to Hannity asking Harris whether the jokes bothered her.
  • God is the one who chooses our rulers
    • "[1]", The Florida Baptist Witness newspaper
  • And if we are the ones not actively involved in electing those godly men and women and if people aren’t involved in helping godly men in getting elected than we’re going to have a nation of secular laws. That’s not what our founding fathers intended and that’s certainly isn’t what God intended.
    • "[2]", The Florida Baptist Witness newspaper
  • If you’re not electing Christians then in essence you are going to legislate sin.
    • "[3]", The Florida Baptist Witness newspaper

About Katherine Harris[edit]

  • They had trucks in Florida bringing the ballots to Tallahassee... It's the same trucks they used to bring the makeup to Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris.[4]

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