PBS NewsHour

How Muslim American candidates made history in the midterms

Clip: 12/02/2022 | 5m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

The 2022 midterms saw the greatest number of Muslim Americans elected to office. According to a report from Jetpac Resource Center and the Council on American-Islamic Relations, 153 Muslim Americans ran for office across all levels of government. Ruwa Roman was recently elected to the Georgia House of Representatives and joined Geoff Bennett to discuss her motivation to run for office.

Aired: 12/02/22

Rating: NR

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