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Several Muslims Win in Wisconsin Elections

Several Muslims Win in Wisconsin Elections

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First Hijabi Police Officer in Paterson Sworn in

First Hijabi Police Officer in Paterson Sworn in

On June 11th, Serein Tamimi, the first hijabi police officer in Paterson, New Jersey, was sworn into office by the Mayor of Paterson, Andre Sayegh. Along with being the first hijab wearing police officer of Paterson, Tamimi is also the first female Palestinian officer in Paterson. She is believed to be the second hijabi officer…

Muslim Man Running for Virginia State Senate

Muslim Man Running for Virginia State Senate

Sharafat Hussain-Babu is a Democratic candidate for Virginia State Senate, District 33. Hussain-Babu is a Bangladeshi muslim man. On Hussain-Babu‘s website, it states: I would like to express my deepest gratitude for the opportunity to represent the 33rd district after residing for more than a decade in Loudon County.  I have received a tremendous amount of…

First Muslim Woman Elected to Pennsylvania State House

First Muslim Woman Elected to Pennsylvania State House

Movita Johnson-Harrell has been elected to Pennsylvania State House District 190. According to reports, “At 9:20 p.m., with 58 of 80 precincts reporting, Johnson-Harrell had garnered 66 percent of the vote, with her nearest challenger at 21 percent.” Johnson-Harrell is the first muslim woman elected as State Representative in Pennsylvania. Johnson-Harrell is the Founder of The CHARLES…

Muslim Woman runs for Virginia State Senate

Muslim Woman runs for Virginia State Senate

Yasmine Taeb is a Democratic candidate for State Senate in Virginia’s 35th District for the 2019 election. Taeb came to the U.S. from Iran, illegally, when she was in the second grade. Taeb says that her and her family made their way to Mexico and climbed through a hole in the fence at the southern…

muslim sworn in on quran solicitor general of Michigan

Solicitor General of Michigan Sworn into Office on the Quran

In January, The Attorney General of Michigan, Dana Nessel, appointed Fadwa Hammoud, a muslim woman, as Solicitor General of Michigan. On Tuesday, Hammoud was sworn into office on the quran. Hammoud was previously an at-large member on the Dearborn Public Schools school board in Michigan. Hammoud was appointed to the board in 2015 and won re-election in…

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel Appoints Muslim Woman as Solicitor General

Michigan Attorney General Appoints Muslim Woman as Solicitor General

The Attorney General of Michigan, Dana Nessel, appointed Fadwa Hammoud, a muslim woman, as Solicitor General of Michigan. Hammoud was previously an at-large member on the Dearborn Public Schools school board in Michigan. Hammoud was appointed to the board in 2015 and won re-election in 2016. Fadwa Hammoud is the first Arab muslim person to hold…

Muslim man running for California State Senate

Muslim man running for California State Senate

City of Bell Councilmember and former Mayor, Ali Saleh is running for California State Senate in District 33. Saleh is running in the primary special election on March 26, 2019. The general special election is June 4, 2019. Saleh was a candidate for California State Senate in 2018 but was defeated. Saleh is the son of parents from Lebanon. Saleh…

Muslim Woman Elected to Vice Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party

Muslim Woman Elected to Vice Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party

On Jan. 26th, the Arizona Democratic Party State Committee Meeting was held to elect several members to the committee. Deedra Abboud was one of 6 people elected to Arizona Democratic Party Vice Chair. There were a total of 9 Vice Chair candidates with 6 Vice Chair positions open. Deedra was elected with 52% of the votes. Abboud is…

Muslim woman runs for Vice Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party

Deedra Hill Abboud made an announcement on Facebook today, informing her supporters that she is a candidate for Vice Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party. In 2018 Deedra ran for U.S. Senate in a failed attempt. Deedra is a muslim convert who has worked for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) & the Muslim American…

Kayvan Khalatbari suspends campaign

Anti-Trump Mayoral candidate in Denver suspends campaign!

Kayvan Khalatbari was a 2019 mayoral candidate in Denver, Colorado. Kayvan is the son of an immigrant from Iran. Kayvan is the co-founder of Denver-based pizza chain called Sexy Pizza. Kayvan is also the co-founder of Sexpot Comedy. View this post on Instagram @sexypizza @jayteeyew #denver #pizza #sexypizza A post shared by Kayvan Khalatbari (@kkhalatbari) on Jul 3, 2017 at…

Kayvan Khalatbari, Denver Mayoral Candidate is Anti Trump, Anti Police and Pro Drugs

Kayvan Khalatbari is a 2019 mayoral candidate in Denver, Colorado. According to Wikipedia “Kayvan Khalatbari (Kayvan Soorena Tyler Khalatbari-Limaki) is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, advocate, and 2019 mayoral candidate in Denver, Colorado. He is co-founder and partner of several successful businesses including a Denver-based pizza chain, a free arts magazine, a cannabis consulting company, and the longest continually operated cannabis company in Denver…