2018 Elections

2018 Elections

Former refugee from Afghanistan elected to New Hampshire House of Representatives

Former refugee from Afghanistan elected to New Hampshire House of Representatives

Former refugee from Afghanistan elected to New Hampshire House of Representatives

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Muslim Judges Elected in 2018

At least 6 muslims were elected as Judges in the 2018 Election. Muslim Judges were elected in Michigan, California, Texas and New York. See list below: Adel A. Harb – Judge of the 3rd Circuit Court in Michigan George Abdallah Jr. – Judge of the Superior Court of San Joaquin County California Halim Dhanidina – Judge of the California …

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Andre Carson Compares Muslims in Congress to Superheroes

On Thursday evening, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) hosted a Community Congressional Reception for the 3 muslim congresspeople, Andre Carson, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. During the reception, Congressman Carson compared Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, himself, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to superheroes. Carson said: Voters across the country showed up and showed …

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Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 6, 2018

Alabama State Legislature November 7, 2018 Alaska State Legislature January 28, 2019 Arizona State Legislature January 14, 2019 Arkansas State Legislature January 14, 2019 California State Legislature December 3, 2018 Colorado General Assembly January 4, 2019 Connecticut State Legislature January 9, 2019 Delaware State Legislature November 7, 2018 Florida State Legislature November 6, 2018 Georgia …

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Linda Sarsour attends swearing-in ceremony in support of Rashida Tlaib

Linda Sarsour attends swearing-in ceremony in support of Rashida Tlaib

Today new members of Congress were sworn into office. Rashida Tlaib, along with Ilhan Omar, is the first muslim woman elected to Congress. Many muslims all over the world celebrated Tlaib and Omar’s victories and several muslims showed up to the swearing-in ceremony to support the newly elected Congresswomen. Linda Sarsour was among those who attended the swearing-in …

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New Democratic Congresswoman hangs transgender flag outside office

Newly elected Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) hung a transgender flag outside of her office on the day of her swearing-in ceremony. Narissa Rahaman, a regional field organizer at the Human Rights Campaign, shared a photo of the transgender flag next to the Virginia state flag and wrote: I’ll post a lot more photos later, but …

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Grandson of terrorist defeated in California General Election

Ammar Campa Najjar was defeated by Incumbent Duncan Hunter in the race for Congress in California’s 50th District. Campa-Najjar, who was endorsed by Barack Obama, is the grandson of the mastermind of the Munich Massacre. Campa-Najjar’s grandfather, Muhammad Yusuf al-Najjar also known as Abu Youssef, was a member of the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, which took eleven Israeli …

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