Omar Defeats Samuels In Tight Fifth District Primary Race

Published On: August 10th, 20220.3 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

(Hennepin County, MN)  —  NBC News is declaring incumbent Ilhan Omar as the winner in the Fifth Congressional District DFL primary race.  The nationally-known congresswoman pulled off a narrow victory over challenger Don Samuels.  The win gives her a chance at a third term representing the typically blue district that includes Minneapolis and parts of Hennepin County.  Omar will take on Republican primary winner Cicely Davis.

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