Rep.-Elect Nabeela Syed talks identity, generational change, and more – WILL News – Illinois Public Media

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In the 2022 midterms, not only did 18-to-29-year-olds turn out at a rate only outpaced by 2018’s midterms, many members of Gen Z also won seats in political offices across the country. 23-year-old Nabeela Syed is among them.

She joined The 21st to discuss the intersection of politics and her identities as a member of Gen Z and an Indian-American, plus what it was like to win her seat and flip her district in the Illinois House of Representatives.

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Nabeela Syed 

Representative-Elect, Illinois House 51st District

 

 

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December 6, 2022 at 06:58AM

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