Muslim Convert Defeated in Arizona Election
Deedra Abboud, a muslim convert from Arkansas, was defeated in the election for Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to represent District 2 in Arizona.
Abboud was defeated by Republican Steve Chucri. Chucri received 60.3% of the votes, while Abboud received 39.7% of the votes.
Abboud previously worked for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) & the Muslim American Society (MAS). She served as director for the Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-AZ) from 2001 to 2005. She was director of the Arizona chapter of the Muslim American Society’s (MAS) Freedom Foundation from 2005 to 2009.
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