Second Muslim Elected To Congress

Andre Carson, Grandson Of Late Rep. Julia Carson, Wins Special Election In Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, March 11, 2008 (AP) — Democrat Andre Carson won’t have much time to bask in his special election victory. In just eight weeks, he faces another vote for the same congressional seat. Carson, who on Tuesday won the office formerly held by his late grandmother and became the second Muslim ever elected to Congress, will face seven challengers in the May 6 Democratic primary for a full two-year term. Full Report