Muslim Man Running for Virginia State Senate

Muslim Man Running for Virginia State Senate

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Qasim Rashid is a Democratic Candidate for Virginia State Senate in District 28.

Rashid is a muslim man who was born in Pakistan. 

According to Rashid’s Facebook page, Tim Kaine is his old law school professor. Not only was Kaine his professor, but they have remained friends. 

Rashid is endorsed by Emgage Action, a political organization aimed at getting muslims elected in the U.S. 

Rashid will face Democrat Laura Sellers in the Primary Election on June 11th 2019. The winner will face Republican incumbent Richard H. Stuart.



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