Skip to comments.Ghazala Hashmi becomes first Muslim woman elected to Virginia's state senate
Posted on 11/05/2019 7:34:33 PM PST by yesthatjallen
Ghazala Hashmi (D) unseated Virginia state Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R) on Tuesday to become the first Muslim woman elected to the state senate, according to The Associated Press.
Hashmi, a former community college professor, will represent the states 10th Senate District, which includes Powhatan County and parts of Chesterfield County and Richmond. She emigrated to the U.S. from India as a child and 2019 marked her first campaign for public office.
Hashmis campaign hit heavily on issues such as gun violence and education, and she was a supporter of Gov. Ralph Northams (D) universal pre-kindergarten proposals. During the campaign, she went after Sturtevant, a two-term incumbent, over his opposition to Medicaid expansion even as the Republican presented himself as an independent voice in a state where President Trumps approvals are consistently low.
This victory, is not mine alone. It belongs to all of you who believed that we needed to make progressive change here in Virginia, for all of you who felt that you havent had a voice and believed in me to be yours in the General Assembly, Hashmi tweeted Tuesday evening.
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Virginia state Del. Danica Roem (D) was reelected on Tuesday, becoming the first openly trans person to win reelection in a state legislature.
So Democrats will now control redistricting - not only for their state legislature, but also for the US House seats. The Soros machine prevails.
Sturtevant. English: apparently a nickname for a hasty individual, from Middle English stert(en) to start or leap + Anglo-Norman French avaunt forward.
Spelling variations of Sturtevant include: Stuyvesant, Steuvesant, Steubesand, Stòvesand, Stöwsand, Tuveson, Ruveson, Sturtevant and many more.
Sturtevants were found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sturtevant families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1920 there were 154 Sturtevant families living in Massachusetts. This was about 22% of all the recorded Sturtevant’s in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Sturtevant families in 1920.
Samuel Sturtevant settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1642
Mary Sturtevant settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1642
Samuel Sturtevant arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1643
Fast forward to 2019 - Sturtevant replaced with Ghazala Hashmi. 350 years of tradition getting wiped out before our very eyes.
It isn’t going to stop until there are DEM super-majorities across the country. It is just a matter of time. Could be decades, but progressives play the long game, while conservatives whines about what’s right now.
Trump shouldn’t waste time campaigning there for reelection.
It be always for da chillun.
They wants 'em ONLY after de be born.
It makes sense. Since it close to DC, the home of our Sunni government.
Hashmi never one time said she was a Muslim. I’m not sure I believe she is. More garbage from the press.
It looks like Virginia has sealed her fate.
People vote for muslims to show how tolerant they are, not realizing it is a one way street.
Your tolerance is taken as submission.
Islam means submission.
And so it begins.
If the US continues to bring in legal immigrants from the 3rd world. They will control more things. Our immigration laws are national suicide. Hashmi is not Muslim that’s a press lie.
I wish the GOP was allowed to control redistricting... but we're not. In NC, the courts overruled GOP redistricting and ORDERED that their lines could not be used in 2020. It seems it's unconstitutional for the GOP to redistrict...
Same thing happened to us in Virginia.
This election was run on maps drawn by a Univ. of CA-Irvine professor at the direction of a judge.
Redistricting is about the most political thing there is and sole responsibility lies with the representatives of the people. The courts thinking they have a say in this is ludicrous... and yet the GOP simply complies.
Justice Roberts has said as much, but not loud enough for lower courts to hear him.
When Democrats are in power, Democrats have the right to redistrict as they please.
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