Authorized by Friends of Ahmed, Treasurer David W.Whyte

Friday, October 1, 2010

Brotherly Appreciation

I want to thank several hundred voters who voted early at Bowie Library & on Election Day at Woodmoore Elementary School. Shukoor Ahmed is my oldest brother and has been an inspiration to our whole family and did the right thing at every important juncture. He certainly has inspired over 100 volunteers on the importance of giving it back to the community.

We ran a wonderful campaign without any political support from the leadership. While campaigning, he helped many entrepreneurs, job seekers, students, citizens and candidates. He developed which allowed citizens to make their own ballots vs ballots designed by candidates. He also helped two young men Edward Burroughs & David Murray to run for School Board.

One of the most impressive aspects of his campaign was the frugality and efficiency of the campaign. He raised about $ 56,000 and I was instrumental in raising $ 34,000 and he did not want to waste hard earned money of his supporters. As a businessman, he had helped many of his friends, employees and customers in numerous ways. There was an outpouring of money and he felt that a race for House of Delegates can be won by $ 25,000.

Two days after elections he asked me return the money of those contributors and I realized that we needed individuals like Shukoor Ahmed at all levels of government who would do their best to maximize return on our tax dollars and take every opportunity to help citizens.

Hadi Ahmed
Columbia, Maryland

Ahmed Says Thanks

I want to congratulate Delegate James Hubbard and Councilwoman Geraldine Valentino-Smith for winning the confidence of the voters in District 23A.

I want to thank those who believed in me in spite of having no support from the political establishment, newspapers or interest groups. It was overwhelming to work with so many barriers/ceilings. To my volunteers, I thank you for the sacrifices you’ve made, braving the hot days of summer to knock on doors, working your hearts out. I wish that I could have brought this race home for you.
To the citizens of our district, I want to thank you for giving me a chance. Over the past several months, I have visited your homes, visited your churches, and heard your stories. I have met some of you at my ‘Meet & Greet’ events. I have been listening to your struggles, issues and challenges. I was able to help some of you in my current capacity and I will continue to serve my community. You can always contact me via my personal cell phone or email. I was a candidate for Maryland's House of Delegates, but today I remain her servant!

Shukoor Ahmed

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Early Voting in District 23A

As of yesterday, 1004 Democrats voted in District 23A. Ahmed for House of Delegates is the most visible team at Bowie Library. You can also request Absentee ballot from Maryland Board of Elections website by close of business today.

Here is the breakdown of voters in District 23A:

Precinct People

Precinct 07-001 142
Precinct 07-002 40
Precinct 07-003 54
Precinct 07-004 48
Precinct 07-005 73
Precinct 07-013 61
Precinct 10-006 19
Precinct 10-007 7
Precinct 10-008 3
Precinct 10-010 8
Precinct 10-011 7
Precinct 14-001 64
Precinct 14-002 17
Precinct 14-003 48
Precinct 14-004 50
Precinct 14-005 99
Precinct 14-006 35
Precinct 14-007 34
Precinct 14-009 46
Precinct 14-010 58
Precinct 14-011 43
Precinct 20-004 12
Precinct 20-008 15
Precinct 20-009 21

Total 1,004

Monday, August 30, 2010

Ahmed Impressive

Letter written in support of Shukoor Ahmed for State Delegate

I met Shukoor Ahmed about six weeks ago when he came to my home and introduced himself as a candidate for the House of Delegates. I found him to be very impressive and personable. I feel that I am a good judge of character and he really made an impact on me. He looked me directly in the eye and was very concerned about the issues that I was most passionate about, such as the current state of affairs, unemployment, housing market, and increased criminal activity rate in Prince George's County. Since then, I've been in contact with him and following his campaign.

I am convinced that Shukoor loves this district and county and is passionate about serving its citizens and will be a great state delegate. We need more people with his passion and drive to serve. I believe that Prince George's County would be well served with his technological background and problem-solving skills. I am voting for him. A win for Shukoor Ahmed will be a win for all of our district, county and state.



More About Ahmed

Letter Written in support of Shukoor Ahmed for State Delegate

I met Shukoor Ahmed years ago while he was campaigning in Lanham and have been following him ever since. I've found that he has a moderate stand on most of the issues. His views seem to be in sync with most of us who live in this county. He has consistently supported parental choice in public schools, supported the ICC, and supported finding new revenues for education. I, as a businessman, trust him to be a good custodian of our taxes. As an executive of a small business in an economy which is heavily technology and innovation driven, Shukoor would be an ideal delegate who would bring new ideas and better solutions to Annapolis. We've had a lot of people who have been in office for years and have lost touch with the public. Now is the time to elect an "outsider," someone who has not held an elected office before, someone like you and me, who can understand our needs and relate to us.



Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Hungry? Want to get to know Shukoor?

Shukoor is hosting a series of Meet and Greet (and eat!)s in the next couple of weeks.  There are facebook events profiling them, listed with each location below:

Breakfast at 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
15470 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 464-4550

August 23
August 30
September 6

Panera Bread at 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
10531 Martin Luther King Drive, Bowie, MD 20720
(301) 352-3673

August 24
August 31
September 7

Lunch at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
TJ Elliotts
6814 Laurel Bowie Road, Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 262-6282

August 25
September 1
September 8

Coffee at 5:00 PM to 6 PM
13600 Baltimore Avenue, Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 362-1813

August 23
August 30
September 6

RSVP at or Text at 301 219 0923
24 Hours before the schedule event
If you can't make it to any of these events, we could schedule a meeting with an individual or a group at my office and/or any location convenient to you.

We hope to see you there!


An interview with Shukoor and Yours Truly's own Kate Kaye interviewed Shukoor and I on the use of social media in Shukoor's campaign. The article is a great read, and there's even a picture of Shukoor and myself towards the bottom. Check it out!