Shams AbdusSamad

Shams AbdusSamad is a long-time resident of Laveen. She is the proud product of Arizona’s public schools including Arizona State University, having graduated with both a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a Master’s Degree in Engineering. She first became involved with politics when campaigning for Obama in 2007. She has served for more than eight years as the Treasurer of the LD27 Dems and is an elected Precinct Committeeperson and State Committeeperson. As a former adjunct professor at Maricopa Community College, one of her main campaign issues is fully funding public education. Having been involved with local campaigns and watching the increasing attacks on voting and access to the ballot box, protecting voting rights is her other main issue.