Sima Sarrafan was elected as one of 16 Female Pledged Delegates for Senator Barack Obama from the State of Washington to the Democratic National Convention in August.
The election took place on May 17, 2008. Sarrafan was one of 51 Democratic delegates from the State of Washington and 1 of 36 delegates for Obama (unconfirmed). She was elected as a delegate from the 8th Congressional District. There were approximately 170 people who ran, from which 2 women and 2 men were selected. It should be noted that there were elections across the state for each congressional district and depending on the allocation by district, a certain number of delegate spaces were up for grabs.
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