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|Governor of Texas|
an entrepreneur and businessman from Ramallah, West Bank, who now lives in Houston, Texas
. Shami first came to American in 1965, where he attended cosmetology school. He now runs a large hair-care and spa products company in Houston. Shami was raised in the Muslim faith, but now describes himself as a Quaker.
On November 19th, 2009, Farouk Shami announced his candidacy as a Democrat in Texas' 2010 Gubernatorial election. He lost in the primary election.
- See also: Texas gubernatorial election, 2010 and Gubernatorial elections, 2010
| 2010 Race for Governor - Democrat Primary 
| Bill White (D)
| Farouk Shami (D)
| Felix Alvarado (D)
| Alma Alguado (D)
| Clement E. Glenn (D)
| Bill Dear (D)
| Star Locke (D)
| Total votes
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