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Posted inDEMOCRACY & POLITICS

A special Qur’an holds the signature of almost every Minnesota Muslim elected to office. At a historic swearing-in ceremony, three Minneapolis City Council members added their names to the list.

A local Minneapolis imam started the Qur’an tradition less than 10 years ago, when Muslim political representation was scarce. Now, three City Council members—Jeremiah Ellison, Jamal Osman, and Aisha Chughtai—talk about creating a Muslim caucus.