MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Ilhan Omar Announces Endorsements Ahead of Reelection Kickoff: “Send Her Back to Congress!”

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) today announced additional endorsements ahead of the kickoff event for her 2020 reelection campaign, “Send Her Back to Congress!” The endorsements include 11 state representatives from the 5th District, State Senator Patricia Torres Ray, four Minneapolis City Council Members, and Hennepin County Commissioners Angela Conley and Irene Fernando. 

“I am honored to have the support of the people who represent my district at all levels of government—city, county, and state,” Rep. Omar said. “Our local elected officials are the backbone of our democracy—and I am proud to serve alongside so many strong progressive representatives in the 5th District. Together, we will continue to fight for the America we deserve.”

Last week, Omar was endorsed by Minnesota’s Attorney General Keith Ellison, Rep. Omar’s predecessor. You can find a full list of endorsements and additional details about the event below.

CD5 State Representatives

Connie Bernardy

Jim Davnie

Ray Dehn

Mike Freiberg

Aisha Gomez

Hodan Hassan

Mike Howard

Mary Kunesh-Podein

Fue Lee

Jamie Long

Mohamud Noor

CD5 State Senators

Patricia Torres Ray

Minneapolis City Council Members

Alondra Cano

Jeremiah Ellison

Andrea Jenkins

Andrew Johnson

Hennepin County Commissioners

Angela Conley

Irene Fernando


Ilhan Omar 2020 Reelection Kickoff: “Send Her Back to Congress”


Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)

Keith Ellison, Minnesota Attorney General

Special Guests


Thursday, January 23, 2020, 6:00-7:30PM



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Minneapolis, MN 55401