Featured Voice of the Texas GOP: Sonja Harris
by TexasGOPVote on April 26, 2011 at 9:52 PM
Sonja Harris is a native Texan and established photographer of over twenty years. She began her career as a public relations photographer for the city of San Antonio and continued working for other major companies until she managed her own studio. Her photographs have appeared in local, national and international media and literature. She is currently working on her latest series entitled ‘The Reality of Life’ which deals with the Pro Life Movement. Her photographs from the series ‘Preservation Hall Jazz Musicians’ were displayed at the US Embassy in Lome, Africa through invitation of the United States State Department, Art in Embassies Program. Photographs from this series are part of the permanent collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art. Her work has been exhibited in many Texas venues and her photographs can also be found in corporate and private collections. She is presently the photographer for the Comal County Republican Party.
She initiated the Conservatives in Action, a group dedicated to informing conservatives about the crisis in America and how politics impact Judeo Christian values. She uses the pen name AKA Red Sonja to signify the importance of keeping Texas Red.
She has been active in the Republican Party for the last 17 years and has held various positions including president of the RCCC. She has been a campaign manager, delegate to several state conventions and delegate to county conventions. She has served in the nominating committee at the county level and has co chaired the local Candidates Forum. In 2004 she was the recipient of the prestigious TFRW Tribute to Women Gold Pin.
Sonja is a strong advocate for Pro Life and conservative art. She is a graduate of Texas State University and lives with her husband in the beautiful Texas Hill Country on a ranch by the winding Guadalupe River.
"It is my belief that conservatives must stand up for core principles in order to win in 2012. It is not enough to support a candidate to maintain the status quo. We must think beyond our own existence if we are to prevail in keeping America's liberties for our children's children." - Sonja Harris