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VOTERS' GUIDE General Election, November 3, 2020

Karla Ballard

Karla Ballard is running for United States Vice President

Karla Ballard

KARLA BALLARD

Independence

BACKGROUND:

  • Ballard was born in Philadelphia and has lived and worked from Rhode Island to Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of Virginia and said she is a descendant of Founding Father Aaron Burr, the nation’s third vice president.
  • She has spoken at UCLA on learning about diverging viewpoints and building bridges between people. She has spoken at Harvard University, and Georgetown University and is co-founder of the first Urban League in the state of Delaware. She was the first woman national president of the National Urban League Young Professionals.
  • When she was 25 years old she spoke before Congress about at-risk children and her experience working in inner cities across the country.

ISSUES:

  • She would seek to bridge the nation’s partisan divide.
  • Her focus is how the younger generation can rebuild the American dream.
  • She would raise issues to support indigenous people, engage with the Black Lives Matter movement, an improve mental health services for veterans and first responders.
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