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Aisha Wahab


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-2022 Democratic SD-10 114997 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 11, 1987 in New York, NY
University: SJSU (BA, Political Science; 2010), University of Southern California (Working on Ph.D.)

Previous: Member, Alameda County Human Relations Commission
2018-2022: Member, Hayward City Council
2019: Woman of the Year (20th Assembly District) [selected by Bill Quirk]
2020: Early Primary Candidate for CD-15 (Withdrew)

  • One of the first Afghan-American woman elected to public office in the United States. Also in 2018, Safiya Wazir was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
  • Named “Inspirational Woman of the Year” by Assemblyman Kansen Chu in 2016.