Muslim Woman Advances to California General Election

Fatima Shahnaz Iqbal-Zubair is a Democratic candidate for California State Assembly to represent District 64. Iqbal-Zubair automatically advanced from the primary election because she was 1 of the only 2 candidates. She will face Democrat incumbent Mike Gipson in the general election on November 3rd 2020.

According to Ballotpedia, “Iqbal-Zubair was born in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She earned an undergraduate degree from the Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2005 and a graduate degree from the Sint Eustatius School of Medicine and California State University Dominguez Hills in 2016. Iqbal-Zubair’s career experience includes working as a private tutor, a public school teacher, and as a community advocate. She has been affiliated with the Watts Rising Leadership Council and the 501 political action organization Sunrise Movement.”

Iqbal-Zubair is endorsed by “Our Revolution” and the “Progressive Democratic Club”.

Iqbal-Zubair is one of many muslims running for office in the 2020 elections.