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Sam Rasoul

Sam Rasoul
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 11th district
Assumed office
January 8, 2014
Preceded by Onzlee Ware
Personal details
Born ( 1981 -06-30) June 30, 1981
Warren, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Layaly Rasoul
Children 3
Residence Roanoke, Virginia
Alma mater Roanoke College; Hawaii Pacific University
Profession Businessperson
Religion Muslim

Sam Rasoul (born June 30, 1981) is an American politician. A Democrat, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in January 2014. He represents the 11th District, which is made up of part of the City of Roanoke.

Rasoul was elected in a special election held on January 7, 2014. The special election was held to fill the vacancy created by the resignation, in November 2013, of Delegate Onzlee Ware.[1] Rasoul received nearly 70% of the vote over his Republican opponent Octavia Johnson.[2] He was inducted into office on January 8, 2014.[3]


  1. ^ Yoon, Erica (January 8, 2014). "Sam Rasoul easily takes Roanoke House of Delegates seat".  
  2. ^ Ballhous, Rebecca (January 8, 2014). "Special Election in Virginia: Another Cliffhanger".  
  3. ^ Sluss, Michael (January 8, 2014). "Rasoul goes to work in Richmond". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved January 8, 2014. 

External links

  • "Virginia House of Delegates; Delegate Sam Rasoul". Virginia House of Delegates. 

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