Elections 2020

Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar (b. October 4, 1982, Mogadishu, Somalia) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing the 5th Congressional District of Minnesota. Omar was first elected to this seat in 2018. She is seeking reelection to her current seat. In 2018, she won the election defeating Jennifer Zielinski (R) and others (Omar – 78.0%; Zielinski – 21.7%; others – 0.4%). She earned a B.A. and B.S. from North Dakota State University. Omar previously served a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 60B from 2017 to 2019. She is a teacher by profession.

Current Office

  • Office: U.S. House Minnesota District 05
  • Level: Federal
  • Branch: Legislative

Upcoming Race

  • Office: U.S House Minnesota District 05
  • Year: 2020
  • District Name: Minnesota District 05
  • District Type: Congress
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: August 11th, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Incumbent
  • State: Minnesota
  • Office: Congress
  • District: Minnesota District 05
  • Office Branch: Legislative
  • Office Chamber: Lower
  • Primary Date: Aug. 11, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Federal Election Commission Candidate Disclosure

FEC Candidate ID: H8MN05239
FEC Committee ID: C00680934

I. Receipts:

Itemized Individual Contribution:$407468.09
Contributions must be itemized (i.e. listing specific information about the donor and the contribution) when the total given to the campaign from a single individual exceeds $200.
Unitemized Individual Contribution:$414,556.2
Total given to the campaign where specific information about the donors is not required because they have not given more than $200.
Total Individual Contributions:$822024.29
Party Committee Contributions:$0
Contributions from party committees.
Other Committee Contributions:$10000.0
Mostly contributions from PACs, also includes contributions from other candidates.
Candidate Contributions:$0
Contributions from the candidate him(her)self.
Total Overall Contributions:$874143.09
Total Loan Amount:$0
Total Receipts:$832189.2

II. Disbursements:

Total Loan Repayment Amount:$0
Total Contribution Refunds:$6380.33
Total Disbursements:$280495.82

III. Cash Summary:

Ending Cash on Hand:$0
Ending cash balance on the most recent filing.

2019-04-15T00:00:00|||Last File Date:

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.

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