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Two Muslims Head to Runoff Election in Texas

Two Muslim Candidates Head to Runoff Election in Texas

Two Muslim Candidates Head to Runoff Election in Texas

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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 sworn into office Georgia

Georgia’s First Muslim State Senator Sworn into Office

Sheikh Rahman¬†(D), a muslim immigrant from Bangladesh, is the first muslim elected to Georgia State Senate. Rahman defeated incumbent Curt Thompson (D) in the Primary Election and he ran unopposed in the General Election. There were no Republicans running for this seat. On January 14th, Rahman took his oath of office. As I stated in…

texas judge sworn into office on the quran

Texas Judge sworn into office on the quran

Rabeea Collier was recently elected Judge of the 113th Civil District Court of Harris County, Texas. Collier is a Pakistani American, muslim woman. Collier was sworn into office on January 3rd and it appears she was sworn in on the quran. Photos of Collier from the swearing in ceremony were posted to Facebook. Along with…

Judge Sworn in on Quran

FLASHBACK: Judge Sworn in on Quran

In 2015 Carolyn Walker-Diallo became the first female muslim Judge.¬†Walker-Diallo was elected in Brooklyn’s 7th Municipal District. Walker-Diallo was sworn in with her hand on a quran.