Bangladeshi immigrant seeks vacant seat on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors
Kaisar Ahmed is 1 of 48 people seeking to fill the vacant 3rd District seat on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, in California. The seat is vacant following Supervisor James Ramos’ election as Assemblyman in the 40th District.
The current 4 supervisors will narrow down the list of applicants and then interview the remaining applicants. Ramos’ replacement will be chosen by January. The chosen appointee will serve the two years remaining in Ramos’ term.
Ahmed previously ran for Congress in the 2018 and 2016 elections. Ahmed ran for San Bernardino Unified School District Board of Education in 2015 and 2013. Ahmed was defeated in all of these elections.
Ahmed was born in Bangladesh. He came to the United States in 1972.
Ahmed worked as a volunteer Sunday school teacher at Peace Academy, which is an Islamic school in Redlands, CA.
Ahmed worked on the Bernie Sanders campaign during the 2016 Presidential Election. He calls himself a proud “Berniecrat” and says he will fight for progressive ideas.
Ahmed is anti-President Trump and speaks ill of him often. Ahmed refers to President Trump as a “weak and insecure Putin Puppet.” Ahmed calls President Trump a racist, evil, lowlife, immoral bastard and demands he be impeached.
See Ahmed’s Facebook posts below: