First Muslim elected to Georgia State Legislature takes Oath of Office on the Quran

Sheikh Rahman (D), a muslim immigrant from Bangladesh, is the first muslim elected to Georgia State Senate. Rahman defeated incumbent Curt Thompson (D) in the Primary Election and he ran unopposed in the General Election. There were no Republicans running for this seat.

On January 14th, Rahman took his oath of office on the quran.

Read more about Sheikh Rahman here

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