Only Muslim Candidate for U.S Congress

 

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, he moved to Minnesota in 1987 to attend University of Minnesota Law School, where he graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 1990. Ellison, a converted Muslim and spouse Kim, a high school mathematics teacher, have lived on the Minneapolis North side for the past 17 years. Ellison is currently a State legislature from House District 58B in the Minnesota State, one of the most economically, racially, and demographically diverse districts in the State. He is a member of the Legislature's Public Safety, Policy and Finance Committees, and Election and Civil Law Committee.

If elected on November 7, 2006, Keith Ellison will become the first ever Muslim member of congress in the history of the United States of America.

 

Official Website for Keith Ellison