Fatimah Muhammad (Illinois)

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Fatimah Muhammad
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Illinois, District 2
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Master'sNorthwestern University
Ph.D.Northwestern University
Personal
ProfessionEducator
Websites
Campaign website
Fatimah Muhammad is a former 2013 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House in the special election for the 2nd Congressional District of Illinois.

Biography

She received her bacehlor of arts degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She went on to earn both her master's and doctorate degrees from Northwestern University. She is an assistant professor at Chicago State University in the Communications, Media Arts, and Theatre program.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Muhammad's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • bringing Pres. Obama's economic development, job creation, and healthcare agendas home to the 2nd Congressional District
  • accessible and effective higher education (education & workforce)
  • youth development programs (.e.g. mentoring, jobs & training, violence prevention, life skills education as an alternative to incarceration)
  • re-integration programs for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan & for most ex-offenders (or as I learned to seem the "survivors" of system)

Elections

2013

See also: Illinois' 2nd Congressional District special election, 2013

Muhammad ran in the 2013 special election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 2nd District. The election was held to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr.. Muhammad lost in the Democratic primary to Robin Kelly.[3]

Democratic Primary

U.S. House, Illinois District 2 Special Democratic Primary, 2013
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobin Kelly 53.3% 31,079
Debbie Halvorson 25.1% 14,650
Anthony Beale 11.1% 6,457
Joyce Washington 4.4% 2,563
Ernest Fenton 2.6% 1,545
Anthony Williams 1.1% 641
Mel Reynolds 0.8% 459
Clifford Eagleton 0.4% 207
Fatimah Muhammad 0.3% 194
Gregory Haynes 0.2% 144
Larry Pickens 0.2% 127
John Blyth 0.2% 104
Victor Jonathan 0.2% 91
Charles Rayburn 0.1% 74
Denise Anita Hill 0% 4
Total Votes 58,339
Source: Results via Illinois State Board of Elections

Polls

2013

Illinois' 3rd Congressional District, Democratic primary
Poll Debbie Halvorson Toi HutchinsonRobin KellyNapoleon HarrisMel ReynoldsAnthony BealeOtherUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Normington-Petts (January 8-10)
16%12%8%7%7%5%5%40%+/-4.9400
GBA Strategies (January 3-7)
25%16%15%9%8%10%2%15%+/-4.4500
AVERAGES 20.5% 14% 11.5% 8% 7.5% 7.5% 3.5% 27.5% +/-4.65 450
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

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