Nada Elmikashfi

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Nada Elmikashfi previously worked with NextGen America and held roles in the Capitol.

Defeat

DSA NPC newsletter August 20, 2020:

We’d also like to thank the six nationally endorsed DSA candidates (Justin Farmer, Megan Green, Rebecca Parson, Mary Ellen Biggerstaff, Nada Elmikashfi, and Dan Michniewicz), who narrowly lost, for running and for all the comrades who put in work for all of the campaigns we’ve mentioned.[1]

DSA endorsement

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Democratic Socialists of America July 17 2020·

DSA is proud to endorse Nada Elmikashfi for Wisconsin State Senate District 26 - up for election on Tue, Aug 11th.

Nada is a young Muslim immigrant from Sudan, an experienced fighter for voting rights & sustainability, and a proud member of Madison Democratic Socialists of America. She is running on a platform of Medicare for All, restoring collective bargaining rights for public sector workers, a fare-free statewide public transit system, and police abolition. Nada seeks to empower working people in Madison and across her state. With DSA’s help we can start rolling back the attacks on working people in Wisconsin! Learn more about her campaign and support it at: https://www.nadaforwisconsin.com/

Other endorsements

Nada Elmikashfi received the endorsement of Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Like Omar, Elmikashfi is a Black Muslim woman who immigrated to the United States from Africa when she was young.

“Our hope for the future is being built on tenacity, compassion, & courage—we’ve seen that hope embodied by Rep. Ilhan Omar,” said Elmikashfi in a tweet on Saturday. “I am honored to announce her endorsement. Rep. Omar has fought for progress in Congress. We will do the same in Wisconsin.”

Rep. David Bowen, D-Milwaukee, Voces de la Frontera, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin, and the Democratic Socialists of America also have endorsed her.[2]

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