First Muslim woman elected to public office in NC. Dog mom of Otis & Nala. ☀ she/her

Eno, Lumbee, Occaneechi Land
Joined December 2009
In 2015, my three best friends were killed in a hate crime. In 2020, I became the first Muslim woman elected to office in NC—ever. Now I'm running for Congress to carry on their legacy. I'm fighting for economic and racial justice—and a brighter future for #NC06. ☀️ #NidaForNC
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I want to highlight & uplift @marciahmorey. The ONLY person who hadn’t endorsed me, at the time, that reached out to check in on mine & the Muslim community's well-being during the height of the Islamophobic attacks. Electeds like her make our communities safer & seen. 🧡
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Nida Allam retweeted
.@NidaAllam: The grassroots campaign you ran was centered on love and real people. They can't stop you. I remember when I didn't win a state senate race + it just motivated me to keep fighting. Now I am a Congresswoman. You are not done, Nida. You are just getting started.
Woke up this morning feeling reenergized and ready to continue the fight! At 28 years old & 7 months pregnant we gave super pacs a run for their money! And this little girl kicking in my belly NEEDS each and every one of us to keep fighting for #ABrighterFuture
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Nida Allam retweeted
Congratulations to @NidaAllam on a very strong run for Congress. She won the most populous county in the district, Durham. Despite super PACs dumping $4 million into the district against her, she built a powerful grassroots movement. Her future is bright.
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Thank you @PublicEdTay 🧡
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Woke up this morning feeling reenergized and ready to continue the fight! At 28 years old & 7 months pregnant we gave super pacs a run for their money! And this little girl kicking in my belly NEEDS each and every one of us to keep fighting for #ABrighterFuture
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Thank you to everyone who has made this campaign an incredible, joyful, powerful movement all across #NC04.
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Even though we might not see the result we hoped for tonight, this is not a loss.
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This election showed just how powerful we are. Right-wing super PACs and a billionaire living in the Bahamas had to spend over $3.6 million to defeat our movement in one election. That is the power that we have built.
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They had to spend more money than anyone has ever spent in the history of a Congressional primary in North Carolina in order to win this race.
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Right wing billionaires and Islamophobes are scared of our movement, and that gives me hope, because it means we are organizing to deliver real change for our working families.
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Thank you so much to everyone who organized with us-- too many people & organizations to name, including @WorkingFamilies, @DFAaction, @nc_thrive, @sunrisemvmt, @DurhamForAll, @SiembraNC, @equalitync, @durhampeoples and so many others!
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It has been a joy and an honor to organize with the hundreds of young people who are fighting for a better future. You give me hope - thank you.
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Our work in North Carolina is just beginning - we must flip the Senate in November, and do all we can to turn out young people and people of color to vote for @CheriBeasleyNC! Onward. ✊🏾☀️
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Polls close at 7:30 which is in half an hour! If you are in line by 7:30, your ballot *will* be counted, so get to your polling place and cast your vote if you haven't already! nidaallam.com/vote
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So excited to meet the amazing voters turning out for #ABrighterFuture!
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Midnight is joining Team Nida for a few while their human goes to vote! 🐶🧡
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Hi Aaron!
Got a surprise visit from @NidaAllam while poll greeting in Durham today! Make sure you get out to vote for her in #NC04 today - polls are open until 7:30.
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Nida Allam retweeted
In #NC04 we've been knocking on doors talking to voters all across this district who normally don't get reached by the Dem Party. We're proud of the deep conversations we've had with voters face-to-face about @NidaAllam and are inspired by stories shared Organizing matters.
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Nida Allam retweeted
Two incredible progressive women are on the ballot today! If you live in #PA12 or #NC04 make sure to get out and vote for @SummerforPA and @NidaAllam! ballotready.org/
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