Muslim Woman Elected to Vice Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party
On Jan. 26th, the Arizona Democratic Party State Committee Meeting was held to elect several members to the committee.
Deedra Abboud was one of 6 people elected to Arizona Democratic Party Vice Chair. There were a total of 9 Vice Chair candidates with 6 Vice Chair positions open. Deedra was elected with 52% of the votes.
Abboud is a muslim convert who has worked for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) & the Muslim American Society (MAS). Abboud served as director for the Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-AZ) from 2001 to 2005. She was director of the Arizona chapter of the Muslim American Society’s (MAS) Freedom Foundation from 2005 to 2009.
In 2018 Abboud ran for U.S. Senate in a failed attempt.
See videos from the Arizona Democratic Party State Committee Meeting below: