Muslim Candidates Aim For House, Senate And a Governor’s Mansion In 2018
Muslim Candidates Aim for House, Senate and a Governor’s Mansion in 2018
Even though he is a Muslim running in a state that is given credit for helping to put President Trump in office, with a two-term Republican governor and a state legislature controlled by the GOP, Democrat Abdulrahman “Abdul” El-Sayed believes he can be Michigan’s next governor.
Deedra Abboud, an attorney who converted to Islam shortly after moving to Arizona 20 years ago, is running for U.S. Senate in the Arizona 2018 Democratic primary, hoping to unseat Sen. Jeff Flake (R).
Meanwhile, in Massachusetts, a state seen as being on the other side of the political universe from Michigan and Arizona, …