Somali Refugee Runs For Office In Maine

Safiya Khalid is a Democratic candidate for the Lewiston City Council’s Ward 1 seat.

Khalid is a former Somali refugee who came to the United States in 2006, when she was just 7 years old.

Khalid is running on three main issues: the need for affordable, lead-free housing; increased investment in the public schools; inclusive, diverse representation in elected office.

The election is on November 5th 2019.

If elected, Khalid would be the first muslim to serve on the Lewiston City Council.

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