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}}{{tnr}}'''Ako Abdul-Samad''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing the 66th District since 2007.  He serves as an [[State House Assistant Majority Leader|Assistant Majority Leader]].
  
 
Abdul-Samad is the author of "A Deeper Truth, Revelations of the Soul."  He has been Chief Executive Officer/Founder of Creative Visions Human Development Center, Vice President of KUCB Radio, Writer/Co-Producer of Teen Talk, Writer/Producer/Director of Understanding Islam, and a photographer.
 
Abdul-Samad is the author of "A Deeper Truth, Revelations of the Soul."  He has been Chief Executive Officer/Founder of Creative Visions Human Development Center, Vice President of KUCB Radio, Writer/Co-Producer of Teen Talk, Writer/Producer/Director of Understanding Islam, and a photographer.

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Ako Abdul-Samad
Ako Abdul-Samad.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 66
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democrat
Profession Author
Website House site
Ako Abdul-Samad is a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 66th District since 2007. He serves as an Assistant Majority Leader.

Abdul-Samad is the author of "A Deeper Truth, Revelations of the Soul." He has been Chief Executive Officer/Founder of Creative Visions Human Development Center, Vice President of KUCB Radio, Writer/Co-Producer of Teen Talk, Writer/Producer/Director of Understanding Islam, and a photographer.

Abdul-Samad is a member of the Black Panther Party - Des Moines Chapter, Vice President of the Center for the Study and Application of Black Economic Development, member of the International Civil Rights Solidarity Movement, Founder/President of the National African-American Islamic Association, and Co-Founder/Coordinator of the Young Men's Christian Association Downtown Teen Program.[1]

Committee membership

Elections

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

Abdul-Samad is running for re-election to the 66th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. In the June 8th primary election, Abdul-Samad defeated Democratic primary opponent Clair E. Rudison, Jr. by a margin of 912 to 306. The general election takes place on November 2, 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Abdul-Samad was re-elected to the 66th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Chis Moeller (Green). [2] Abdul-Samad raised $21,695 for his campaign, while Moeller raised $1,501. [3]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 66
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAko Abdul-Samad (D) 6,734
Chris Moeller (G) 1,889

Campaign Donors

2008

In 2008 Abdul-Samad collected $21,695 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Dental Association $3,000
Associated General Contractors of Iowa $1,500
Tinker, Phyllis M. $1,500
Great Plains Laborers District Council $1,300

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 66
2007–present
Succeeded by
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