Ilhan Omar

Democrat for MN-US House, 5

First elected in 2016

Date of Birth: 10/4/1981

Top issues: Guarantee Access to Public Education; Universal Healthcare; Economic Justice; Immigration Reform; Environmental Justice & Energy Independence; End Homelessness

Committees: Committee on the Budget; Committee on Education and Labor— Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment; Subcommittee on Workforce Protections; Committee on Foreign Affairs— Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations; Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

Education: BA, North Dakota State University

Profession: Public Policy Professional

Previous Position(s): Director of Policy & Initiatives, Women Organizing Women Network; Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, 60B district; Assistant Minority Leader, Minnesota House of Representatives; Senior Policy Aide, Minneapolis City Council; Humphrey Policy Fellow; Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinator, MN Department of Education; Community Nutrition Educator, University of Minnesota

Election Outlook: Safe