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Kshama Sawant ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}})<ref>1 November 2013. 'How do you pronounce your first and last names?'. reddit.</ref> is a Seattle City Council member.<ref name=connellywin>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> A former software engineer from India, Sawant became a socialist activist and part-time economics professor in Seattle after emigrating to the United States. She held part-time teaching positions at Seattle Central Community College and Seattle University<ref name= scc2finanstate>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and was a visiting assistant professor at Washington and Lee University.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Sawant ran unsuccessfully for the Washington State House of Representatives before winning a seat on the Seattle City Council, making her the first socialist to win a city-wide election in Seattle since the radical progressive Anna Louise Strong was elected to the School Board in 1916.<ref name=connellywin/><ref name=dissertation>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name=king5-2013>Seattle elects first socialist City Council member. King5. Retrieved 15 November 2013.</ref>


Kshama Sawant sections
Intro   Personal life and education    Candidacies    Political positions   Arrest   Electoral history    Notes    Further reading    External links   

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Kshama Sawant ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}})<ref>1 November 2013. 'How do you pronounce your first and last names?'. reddit.</ref> is a Seattle City Council member.<ref name=connellywin>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> A former software engineer from India, Sawant became a socialist activist and part-time economics professor in Seattle after emigrating to the United States. She held part-time teaching positions at Seattle Central Community College and Seattle University<ref name= scc2finanstate>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and was a visiting assistant professor at Washington and Lee University.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Sawant ran unsuccessfully for the Washington State House of Representatives before winning a seat on the Seattle City Council, making her the first socialist to win a city-wide election in Seattle since the radical progressive Anna Louise Strong was elected to the School Board in 1916.<ref name=connellywin/><ref name=dissertation>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name=king5-2013>Seattle elects first socialist City Council member. King5. Retrieved 15 November 2013.</ref>


Kshama Sawant sections
Intro   Personal life and education    Candidacies    Political positions   Arrest   Electoral history    Notes    Further reading    External links   

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