Somali Refugee Wins Election In Maine

Democrat Safiya Khalid has made history by becoming the first Somali elected to the City Council in Lewiston Maine.

Yesterday, Khalid was elected to the Lewiston City Council’s Ward 1 seat, with nearly 70% of the vote.

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

Read more about Khalid here

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