Muslims Running in 2020 U.S. Elections (List by State)

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Source: Deplorable Kel, By Deplorable Kel, January 4, 2020

 

Arizona

Mohammad Arif is a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Arizona. Read more about Arif here.

Iman-Utopia Layjou Bah is an Independent candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.

Raphael Ahmed is a candidate for First Vice Chairman at Arizona Republican Party.

California

Kaisar Ahmed is a candidate for the 3rd District seat on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors in California. Read more about Ahmed here.

Shahid Buttaris a candidate for Congress in California, District 12. Read more about Buttar here

Ammar Campa-Najjar is a Democratic candidate for Congress in California’s 50th District. *Campa-Najjar claims he is not muslim but his grandfather was a muslim terrorist, therefore I thought he should be added to this list. Read more about Campa-Najjar here.

Fatima Shahnaz Iqbal-Zubair is a Democratic candidate for California State Assembly to represent District 64. Read more about Zubair here.

Colorado

Iman Jodeh (Democrat) is running for Colorado House of Representatives, District 41. Read more about Jodeh here.

Florida

Imtiaz Ahmad Mohammad is a Democratic candidate for Congress in Florida District 22. Read more about Mohammad here.

Altaf Ahmed is a Democratic candidate for Broward County Commission District 1.

Saad Khan, a 27-year-old muslim man, is running for Weston City Commission, Seat 2, in Florida. The Primary Election is on August 25th 2020. Read more here

Georgia

Nabila Islam (Democrat) is a candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia, District 7. Read more about Islam here.

Rashid Malik is a Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia’s 7th Congressional District. Read more about Malik here.

Illinois

Raees Yawer is a Democratic candidate for Illinois State Senate, District 22.

Rush Darwish is a Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District. Read more about Darwish here.

Ameena Matthews is a Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Illinois’ 1st Congressional District. The Democratic primary election is on March 17, 2020. Read more about Matthews here.

Maryland

Saafir Rabb is a Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Maryland’s 7th Congressional District. Read more about Rabb here.

Massachusetts

Ihssane leckey, a muslim immigrant from Morocco, is a Democratic candidate for Congress in Massachusetts, District 4. The primary election is on September 15, 2020.

Nichole Mossalam is a Democratic candidate for Massachusetts State Representative of the 35th District. Read more about Mossalam here.

Michigan

Solomon Rajput, a 27-year-old muslim man, has announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell in Michigan’s 12th congressional district. Read more about Rajput here.

Minnesota

Amal Ibrahim is a Democratic candidate Minnesota House of Representatives, District 60A. The Democratic primary election will be held on January 21, 2020.

Mohamed Issa Barre is a Democratic candidate Minnesota House of Representatives, District 60A. The Democratic primary election will be held on January 21, 2020.

Saciido Shaie is a Democratic candidate Minnesota House of Representatives, District 60A.The Democratic primary election will be held on January 21, 2020.

Dalia Al-Aqidi (Republican) is challenging Ilhan Omar for Minnesota’s 5th Congressional seat in the 2020 election. Read more about Al-Aqidi here.

New Jersey

Alp Basaran is a Democratic candidate for New Jersey’s 9th congressional district. Read more about Basaran here. 

New York

Badrun Nahar Khan is a Democratic candidate running for Congress in New York, District 14. Read more about Khan here.

Mary Jobaida is a candidate for New York State Assembly in West Queens. 

Shaniyat Chowdhury is a Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in New York’s 5th Congressional District. The Democratic primary election is on June 23, 2020. Read more about Chowdhury here.

Tahanie Aboushi is a candidate for Manhattan District Attorney.

North Carolina

Nasir Shaikh is a Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in North Carolina’s 4th Congressional District. The Republican primary is on March 3, 2020.

Ohio

Mohamud Jama, a Somali immigrant, is running for Ohio House of Representatives in District 25. Read more here

Reem Subei is a Democratic candidate for Ohio State Senate, District 2. Read more about Subei here.

Texas

Sri Preston Kulkarni is a Democratic candidate for Congress in Texas, District 22. *Kulkarni is not muslim but is associated with CAIR.

Imran Khan is a Democratic candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Texas’ 6th Congressional District.

This list will be updated as more candidates file to run for office.

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