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Muslims running in U.S. Elections (2019-2020)

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Muslims running in U.S. Elections (2019-2020)

 

Movita Johnson-Harrell is a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 190, in the general special election on March 12, 2019. Read more about Johnson-Harrell here. – UPDATE: Movita Johnson-Harrell was elected to Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Ali Saleh is a Democratic candidate for California State Senate in District 33. Saleh is running in the primary special election on March 26, 2019. Read more about Saleh here. UPDATE: Ali Saleh was defeated in the primary election.

Ammar Campa-Najjar is a Democratic candidate for Congress in California’s 50th District, for the 2020 election. Campa-Najjar claims he is not muslim but his grandfather was a muslim terrorist, therefore I thought he should be added to this list. Read more about Campa-Najjar here.

Imtiaz Ahmad Mohammad is a Democratic candidate for Florida House of Representatives, District 104, for the 2020 election. Read more about Mohammad here.

Dr. Mohammad “MoDar” Dar is a Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Massachusetts, District 8, in the 2020 election. Read more about Dar here. UPDATE: Mohammad Dar has dropped out of the race. 

Altaf Ahmed is a Democratic candidate for Broward County Commission District 1, in the 2020 election.

Yasmine Taeb is a Democratic candidate for State Senate in Virginia’s 35th District for the 2019 election. Read more about Taeb here. UPDATE: Taeb was defeated in the Democratic Primary Election.

Nabila Mansoor is a candidate for Sugar Land City Council, District 2 in Texas. The General Election is on May 4, 2019. UPDATE: Nabila Mansoor will face Naushad Kermally in the runoff election on June 8th 2019. UPDATE: Naushad Kermally defeated Nabila Mansoor in the runoff election. Kermally will be sworn into office on June 18th.

Naushad Kermally is a candidate for Sugar Land City Council, District 2 in Texas. The Election is on May 4th 2019. UPDATE: Naushad Kermally will face Nabila Mansoor in the runoff election on June 8th 2019. UPDATE: Naushad Kermally defeated Nabila Mansoor in the runoff election. Kermally will be sworn into office on June 18th.

Mohammad Usman Aijaz is a candidate for Sugar Land City Council, District 1 in Texas. The General Election is on May 4, 2019. UPDATE: Aijaz was defeated on May 4th. 

Abrar Omeish is a candidate for Fairfax County School Board in Virginia. UPDATE: Omeish advanced to the General Election.

Omar Sabir is a candidate for Philadelphia City Commissioner in Pennsylvania. The primary election is on May 21, 2019. UPDATE: Sabir was one of three candidates elected as a member of the Philadelphia City Commission in Pennsylvania.

Qasim Rashid is a candidate for Virginia Senate, District 28. The primary election is on June 11th 2019. Read more about Rashid here. UPDATE: Rashid won the Democratic Primary Election. He will face Republican incumbent Richard H. Stuart in the General Election.

Ibrahim Moiz is a Democratic candidate for the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors in Virginia.

Khurrum Wahid is a candidate for Coral Springs City Commission, seat 2, in Florida. Read more here. UPDATE: Wahid was defeated in the election. 

Mahmoud Mahmoud is a candidate for the New Jersey General Assembly, District 32. The primary election is on June 4, 2019. Update: Mahmoud was defeated in the primary election. 

Kaisar Ahmed is a candidate for the 3rd District seat on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, in California, for the 2020 election. Read more about Ahmed here.

Sharafat Hussain-Babu is a Democratic candidate for Virginia State Senate in the 33rd district. The election is on June 11th 2019. Read more about Hussain-Babu here. Update: Hussain-Babu was defeated in the Democratic Primary Election. 

Hassan Ahmad is a progressive Democrat running for the Virginia House of Delegates, District 87. The election is on June 11th 2019.

Aisha Wahab is a progressive Democrat running for Congress in California, district 15. Read more about Wahab here.

Adil Syed Ahmed is a progressive candidate for Commissioner in West New York, NJ. The election is on May 14th 2019. 

Sri Preston Kulkarni is a Democratic candidate for Congress in Texas, District 22, in the 2020 Election.

Ghazala Hashmi is a Democratic candidate for Virginia State Senate, District 10. The primary election is on June 11th 2019. Update: Hashmi won the Democratic Primary Election. She will face Republican incumbent Glen Sturtevant in the General Election on November 5th 2019.

Awais Qazi is a Democratic candidate for New Jersey General Assembly, District 29. The primary election is on June 4th 2019. 

Zulfat Suara is a candidate for Nashville Metro Council at Large. The election is August 1, 2019. Read more here. UPDATE: Zulfat Suara won the election.

Shahid Buttar is a candidate for Congress in California, District 12. Read more about Buttar here

Zainab Baloch, a 28-year-old muslim of Pakistani descent, is running for Mayor of Raleigh, North Carolina. Read more here.

Saad Khan, a 27-year-old muslim man, is running for Weston City Commission, Seat 2, in Florida. The Primary Election is on August 25th 2020. Read more here

Mohamud Jama, a Somali immigrant, is running for Ohio House of Representatives in District 25. Read more here

Solomon Rajput, a 27-year-old muslim man, has announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell in Michigan’s 12th congressional district in 2020. Read more about Rajput here.

Mohammad Arif is a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Arizona in the 2020 election. Read more about Arif here.

Raees Yawer is a Democratic candidate for Illinois State Senate, District 22.

Ihssane leckey, a muslim immigrant from Morocco, is a Democratic candidate for Congress in Massachusetts, District 4. The primary election is on September 15, 2020.

Badrun Nahar Khan is a Democratic candidate running for Congress in New York, District 14. Read more about Khan here.

Rush Darwish is a Democratic candidate for Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House.

Alp Basaran is a Democratic candidate for New Jersey’s 9th congressional district in the 2020 election. Read more about Basaran here. 

Mary Jobaida is a candidate for New York State Assembly in West Queens. 

 

 

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