Rashida Tlaib won the Democratic nomination for the House in Michigan’s 13th District, putting her on track to become the first Muslim congresswoman in US history.

She will run unopposed in November’s special elections as the Republican Party has not put forward any candidate to contest the seat.

Tlaib is poised to take the former seat of John Conyers, the Democratic congressman who left his seat last December following multiple sexual harassment allegations. Conyers had been in Congress representing various Michigan districts since 1965.

via Michigan likely just elected the first ever Muslim congresswoman — and she was once booted for heckling Trump – AOL News

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Michigan likely just elected the first ever Muslim congresswoman — and she was once booted for heckling Trump – AOL News

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