Uzoma Asagwara

NDP candidate in the Union Station Winnipeg race.

Uzoma can be reached on social media, at uzoma.asagwara@mbndp.ca, or by calling 204-891-1461.

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‘Feels really really good’: Three Manitobans make history as first black MLAs

September 11, 2019

CTV - ...soon to be members of Manitoba’s Legislative Assembly have entered the history books. Audrey Gordon, the PC MLA elect for Southdale, Uzoma Asagwara the NDP MLA elect for Union Station, and Jamie Moses, the NDP MLA elect for St. Vital are the first black Manitobans to win seats in Manitoba’s...

Five things you should know about the Manitoba election

September 11, 2019

Winnipeg Sun - ... The first three black candidates to ever be elected to the Manitoba Legislature all won their seats on Tuesday. In that one night, the NDP’s Uzoma Asagwara won in Union Station, the NDP’s Jamie Moses was elected in St. Vital and the PC’s Audrey Gordon claimed Southdale’s seat. At the same time,...

Meet the 13 rookie MLAs elected in Manitoba

September 11, 2019

CTV - ...infrastructure’s motor transportation board. Up until being elected as MLA, Sandhu worked as the general manager of Unicity Taxi. Union Station: Uzoma Asagwara (NDP) Uzoma Asagwara is the new NDP MLA for Union Station, a new riding in Winnipeg stretching from The Forks to the West End. Asagwara is an...

Après le 10 septembre, une assemblée plus diversifiée | Élections Manitoba 2019

September 11, 2019

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...de Saint-Vital. Dijeet Brar a remporté la circonscription de Burrows pour le NPD. Photo : Radio-Canada Les trois premiers députés noirs sont Uzoma Asagwara (Union Station) et Jamie Moses (Saint-Vital) pour le NPD et Audrey Gordon (Southdale) pour le PC. Les 16 femmes élues (parmi lesquelles Uzoma...

Kinew leadership to ‘begin fresh’ with 11 new MLAs

September 11, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...the 2016 election, and six more than it had when the 2019 election was called. DANIEL CRUMP / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Union Station NDP candidate Uzoma Asagwara, along with Jamie Moses, were elected as the first two black MLAs in Manitoba history Tuesday evening. Kelly Saunders, a Brandon University...

Historic Manitoba Legislature election marks first time black MLAs win seats

September 11, 2019

CTV - ...-- A trio of black MLAs has made history by winning seats in the Manitoba Legislature –a first in the province’s 150-year record. NDP’s Uzoma Asagwara, a psychiatric nurse and community activist, was announced as the winner of Manitoba’s Union Station riding Tuesday, making Asagwara the first...

NDP makes gains but city still wears PC blue

September 11, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ... JENNIFER DOERKSEN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Cindy Lamoureux talks to press at her office on Inkster after winning the race in the Tyndall Park riding. Uzoma Asagwara, a star candidate for the NDP, handily won the newly-created Union Station seat. Winnipeg was once touted as an NDP fortress: between 1999 and...

Meet the rookies: Manitobans elect 13 new MLAs

September 11, 2019

CBC Manitoba - ...Conservatives were returned to power. Here are a few of the fresh faces representing Manitobans from across the province. Union Station: Uzoma Asagwara (NDP) Uzoma Asagwara is the new NDP MLA for Union Station. (Ahmar Khan/CBC) Uzoma Asagwara is the new MLA for a new Winnipeg riding: Union...

Tight-race roundup: Results of Manitoba’s battleground constituencies

September 10, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...of Liberal Deep Brar and Tory candidate Amanjot Sandhu. Read Full Story New Union Station constituency votes NDP Union Station NDP candidate Uzoma Asagwara arrives at the Goodwill to celebrate an election win with her voters. Posted: 10/09/2019 9:41 PM Running as a candidate in an NDP stronghold,...

Despite election defeat, NDP does victory lap

September 10, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - ...per article. New Democrat Jamie Moses defeated PC cabinet minister Colleen Mayer in St. Vital. Moses is one of the province's first black MLAs. Uzoma Asagwara, the NDP candidate in Union Station, is the first black and queer MLA elected in Manitoba's history. Kinew said he felt "proud" and "enthused"...

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