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Hamtramck garnered national attention in 2015 when it was dubbed the first U.S. city to elect a Muslim-majority City Council.

Four of its six members now identify as Muslim in a city that has traditionally reflected the Polish and eastern European culture of its early immigrants.

Babushkas, pierogi and Catholic church bells are quickly giving way to hijabs, shawarma and the call to prayer as the influx of Hamtramck immigrants are now predominantly Muslims from Bangladesh and Yemen.

Despite the proportional swing toward more Bangladeshi and Yemeni elected officials, longtime Hamtramck Mayor Karen Majewski, whose family immigrated from Poland, maintained the lion's share of voter support in Tuesday's primary election:


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