CNN  — 

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has formally submitted her letter of resignation from the US Senate to California Gov. Gavin Newsom ahead of Inauguration Day.

Read the letter obtained by CNN:

January 18, 2021

Governor Gavin Newsom

1303 10th Street, Suite 1173

Sacramento, CA 95814

Dear Governor Newsom:

I hereby resign as Senator from the State of California, effective January 18th, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EST. As I assume my duties as Vice President of the United States, I would like to thank the people of California for the honor of serving them in the U.S. Senate over the past four years.

Sincerely,

Kamala D. Harris

United States Senator