This is a list of Muslim members of the United States Congress.
As of 2023[update], only four Muslim Americans have ever been elected to Congress, the first being Keith Ellison in 2006. Three Muslims currently serve in Congress, all in the House of Representatives. All four are Democrats.
Main article: Religious affiliation in the United States Senate
No Muslim has ever served in the United States Senate. In 2022, Mehmet Oz became the Republican nominee for Senate in Pennsylvania, making him the first Muslim to be nominated by a major party for the U.S. Senate. Oz lost the general election to Pennsylvania lieutenant governor John Fetterman.
In addition to the representatives below, former representative Hansen Clarke (D) of Michigan, was raised in a Muslim family but converted to Catholicism.
|Keith Ellison||Democratic (DFL)||MN-05||January 3, 2007||January 3, 2019||First Muslim in Congress. Converted to Islam in 1982. Retired to run successfully for Minnesota Attorney General.|
|André Carson||Democratic||IN-07||March 11, 2008||Incumbent||Raised Baptist, converted to Islam as a teenager.|
|Ilhan Omar||Democratic (DFL)||MN-05||January 3, 2019||Incumbent||First of two Muslim women in Congress. First Muslim to succeed another Muslim. Born to a Muslim family in Somalia and immigrated as a refugee to the United States in 1995.|
|Rashida Tlaib||Democratic||MI-13||January 3, 2019||Incumbent||First of two Muslim women in Congress. Born to a Muslim family of Palestinian immigrants.|