Mana Abdi, 1996 -

Legislative photograph.

Maine House Democrats

  • Known For: Politics
  • Maine Connection: Mana Abdi became the first Somali-American to be elected to the Maine Legislature in 2022.


Born in a Kenyan refugee camp, Mana Abdi came to the United States as a child and moved with her family to Lewiston in 2009 at the age of 13. She graduated from Lewiston High School in 2014 and received a degree from University of Maine Farmington in 2018.