First Muslim-American Woman Elected to Missouri State Legislature

May 15, 2003

Source: Azizah

On May 15, 2003 Azizah reported that "the first Muslim American woman ever elected to serve this nation at the state level was inaugurated. Representative Yaphett El-Amin won 56% of the vote in St. Louis, Missouri's 57th District-a district with only a handful of Muslims."