Keith Ellison
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Keith Ellison


: 04 August 1963


: Detroit, Michigan, USA


: 56 years old


: Leo

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  • Keith Ellison is an American politician and lawyer
  • The 30th Attorney General of Minnesota
  • Member of the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL)
Real name: Keith Maurice Ellison
Born: 04 August 1963
How old is Keith Ellison in 2020? / Age: 56 years
Where was Keith Ellison born? Detroit, Michigan, USA
Zodiac sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Hair color: Brown
Eyes color: Brown

 Who is Keith Ellison? / Facts   

  • He was the U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district from 2007 to 2019
  • He also served as the titular Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2017 to 2018

  • In Congress, Ellison was a vice-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and a Chief Deputy Whip

  • He also sat on the House Committee on Financial Services

  • Ellison was the first Muslim to be elected to Congress and the first African American representative from Minnesota

  • Ellison's profile was raised when he joined the race for chair of the Democratic National Committee in November 2016, gaining support from progressive groups and U.S. senators Bernie Sanders (of Vermont) and Chuck Schumer (of New York)

  • His candidacy prompted renewed scrutiny of past statements and his affiliation with the Nation of Islam, which drew criticism from some moderate Democrats. Ellison was defeated by former Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, who subsequently appointed Ellison Deputy Chair, a decision approved by unanimous voice vote of DNC members

  • On June 5, 2018, Ellison announced that he would not seek reelection to Congress, and seek the office of Minnesota Attorney General

  • Ellison won the Democratic primary and defeated Republican Doug Wardlow in the general election, becoming the first African American elected to statewide office in Minnesota, as well as the first Muslim in the U.S. to win statewide office

  • Social media stats as of June 2020:

    • 375k followers on Twitter

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