Lieutenant governor candidate Dr. Nina Ahmad has only held one political office so far, and she’s never before run statewide. But to anyone who questions whether the first-generation Bangladeshi-American from Mt. Airy has broad enough appeal to be voted in as Pennsylvania’s second in command, she points out her early success. With only eight days to do it — compared to weeks for the other candidates — her team managed to collect enough signatures to Read More
For Immediate Release: 9 April 2018 Contact:Vince Rongione, 610.505.8977 PHILADELPHIA — Today, Nina Ahmad, the former Deputy Mayor of Philadelphia and past President of Philadelphia NOW, announced that she has amassed over $600,000 cash-on-hand as of the March 26th campaign finance reports. That total is more than twice her nearest rival and puts her in a strong position heading into the May 15th primary. “We have been crisscrossing the state receiving tremendous support and Read More
Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Nina Ahmad said Pittsburgh’s economic rebound is an example of how to spread more prosperity across the entire state of Pennsylvania. Ahmad was campaigning in Pittsburgh on March 25 and sat down with  City Paper. Ahmad, a former aide to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, commended Pittsburgh on its economic resilience and noted that Philadelphia has achieved similar results. She said the openness and inclusive mindsets of each city has helped Pittsburgh and Philadelphia bounce back. Read More
After declaring her candidacy only 8 days ago, Nina Ahmad on Wednesday filed 4,289 signatures to be the next Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania according to a press release. Canvassers in 11 counties gathered signatures for Ahmad, who filed more than 200 signatures from 7 counties. “I want to thank all of the wonderful volunteers and everyone who helped make this petition drive a success. We couldn’t have put together this monumental effort Read More
Women’s rights activist and scientist Nina Ahmad has announced that she is running for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. In November 2017, Ahmad resigned from her position as Mayor Jim Kenney’s Deputy Mayor for Public Engagement to run for U.S. Congress, vying to represent Pennsylvania’s First Congressional District. A statement released on Monday by the Ahmad campaign said that the redrawing of the state’s congressional map led Ahmad to end her bid for Congress, though she still supports the effort to Read More