Muslim Woman Defeated in California Election
Fatima Shahnaz Iqbal-Zubair (Democrat) was defeated in the election to California State Assembly to represent District 64.
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 political action organization Sunrise Movement.
She was endorsed by Our Revolution and the Progressive Democratic Club.
Iqbal-Zubair was defeated by Mike Gipson (Democrat) in the general election on November 3, 2020.