Ako Abdul-SamadState Representative Ako Abdul-Samad of Des Moines announced today that he will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in House District 35, which includes the central parts of the city of Des Moines.

Abdul-Samad is currently serving his fourth term in the Iowa House. He serves as Assistant Minority Leader; he also serves on the Administration and Rules Committee, the Education Committee, the Human Resources Committee, and also the Public Safety Committee.

As the CEO/Founder of Creative Visions Human Development Center in Des Moines, Iowa, Ako Abdul-Samad has established this non-profit organization and serves as the senior executive officer.  He is also the Chair of the Iowa Democratic Black Caucus.  Ako has established and directed business functions which include Employment Assistance, Support Services, Healthcare Management, Community Development, Advocacy, and consultancy on Culture & Diversity Education.