Movita Johnson-Harrell was elected to Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 190, on March 12th 2019. Johnson-Harrell won the Special General Election with 66.7% of the vote. She is the first muslim elected to Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Johnson-Harrell an anti-gun advocate. In 2013, she lost her son after he was shot and killed. Johnson-Harrell, like most Democrats, she blames the gun instead of the person who pulled the trigger. After losing her son, Johnson-Harrell started The CHARLES Foundation, a foundation which advocates for more gun laws.
Yesterday, Johnson-Harrell was sworn into office with her hand on the Quran.
See video of Johnson-Harrell’s Swearing-In Ceremony below: