First Yemeni-American to Run for Public Office: Khaled Kaid Runs for the Education Board in Dearborn [Archives:1997/41/Front Page]

October 13 1997

Mr. Khaled Kaid, an American of Yemeni origin, is running for the Board of Education in Dearborn, Michigan. Presently a Ph.D. candidate at California Coast University, Mr. Kaid is a successful and highly respected member of the community. The elections will take place on November 4th. The city of Dearborn has a large Yemeni population, some say, around 50%. Kaid stated in an e-mail to Yemen Times that his main tasks was to ensure they vote, come November 4th. The Education Board is responsible for charting out education policies and for making decisions on allocations for schools.