House 2003-2006 (District 58B)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
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Reported Minority: Black
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Wayne State University, Michigan; B.A.; Economics, 1986
University of Minnesota, Law School; J.D.; 1990
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
5th Congressional District, Minnesota;
01/03/2007 to ?
Kim Dore (filed for legal separation on April 29, 2010; divorced, after he left office; she was selected to serve on the Minneapolis School Board in December 2011)
Four children: Amirah (daughter); Isaiah, Elijah, and Jeremiah (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1987.
He was the first African-American elected from Minnesota to the United States Congress.
He was the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress.
He announced his intention to run for attorney general in the 2018 election on June 5, 2018.
He was a member of the Masjid An-Nur Mosque in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Religion provided by Star Tribune 3/27/2005.