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Congresswoman
Rep. Ilhan Omar [D, MN-5]
for
District 5, Minnesota

About

Ilhan Omar and her family fled the country's civil war when she was eight-years-old. They lived in a refugee camp in Kenya for four years before coming to the United States, eventually settling in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis in 1997.

 

As a student at Edison High School in Minneapolis, she became an organizer and has been a coalition builder ever since. She worked as a community educator at the University of Minnesota and has been a devoted progressive activist in the DFL party for many years. Before running for office, Ilhan was a Humphrey Policy Fellow and served as a senior Policy Aide for a Minneapolis City Council Member.

 

Ilhan Omar is an accomplished legislator, policy analyst, community organizer, non-profit leader, public speaker, board member, youth mentor, and an award-winning human rights advocate. Omar was elected to her seat as the House Representative for Minnesota's fifth district in 2018.

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Location Minnesota
Party Democrat

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