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Mohamed, Zaynab

Senate 2023-Present (District 63)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 5/3/1997
Birth Place: ,
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Gender: Female
Religion:
Reported Minority: Somali-American
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Minneapolis
Occupation (when first elected): Senior Policy Aid at the City of Minneapolis

EDUCATION

St. Louis Park High School; Secondary;
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; College Graduate; 2019

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Government: St. Louis Park, Minnesota (Human Resources Intern); 10/2018 to 05/2019
Municipal Government: Minneapolis, Minnesota (Senior Policy Aide); 11/2021 to ?

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

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Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

She, Erin Maye Quade, and Clare Oumou Verbeten are the first Black women to serve in the Minnesota Senate. (Sahan Journal)

She was born in Somalia. (Sahan Journal) She came to the United States at age nine. (The New Arab, 11/8/2022)

She is the youngest elected female Senator. News articles indicate that she was 25 at the time of her election. (Sahan Journal)

Total Days Served: 419

SESSIONS SERVED

93rd Legislative Session (2023-2024)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 63
Elected: 11/8/2022
Residence: Minneapolis
Term of Office: 1/3/2023 to 1/11/2027
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Senior Policy Aid at the City of Minneapolis
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Capital Investment
  • Finance
  • Housing and Homelessness Prevention
  • Jobs and Economic Development
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