In 2020, Qasim Rashid is running for Congress in VA-1. He ran in 2019 for State Senate in SD-28.
Qasim believes in service, leadership, and compassion. He is an immigrant, a proud American Muslim, and above all a devoted father and husband. Qasim is a Virginian, where he and his wife Ayesha are raising their three beautiful children.
Qasim earned his law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law and has a long track record of serving diverse communities in Virginia. This includes his work to combat domestic and sexual violence against women, uplift the incarcerated through prison chaplaincy, serve his neighbors through blood drives and highway cleanups, and advocate for children's education.
Qasim works as a consultant to help major organizations, small businesses, and non-profits improve their corporate strategies, messaging, and innovation.
Republican Richard Stuart has represented SD-28 since 2008.