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Somali Refugee Wins Election In Maine

Safiya Khalid is a Democratic candidate for the Lewiston City Council’s Ward 1 seat.

Khalid is a former Somali refugee who came to the United States in 2006, when she was just 7 years old.

Khalid is running on three main issues: the need for affordable, lead-free housing; increased investment in the public schools; inclusive, diverse representation in elected office.

The election is on November 5th 2019.

If elected, Khalid would be the first muslim to serve on the Lewiston City Council.

Posted by Safiya For City Council on Sunday, November 3, 2019

Lewiston Ward 1 folks! Will you be the change Lewiston deserves? If so, please come sign my nomination papers ! I need at least 50 or more signatures to get on the ballot November!

Posted by Safiya For City Council on Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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