Election Advisory: CAIR Reminds Muslims in D.C., IA, IN, MD, MT, NM, PA, RI, SD to Vote Tomorrow on ‘New Super Tuesday’

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 6/1/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today reminded American Muslims to responsibly practice social distancing and participate tomorrow in primary elections in the District of Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and South Dakota, by taking advantage of – where possible – voting by mail or vote-by-mail alternatives. FOR MORE […]

CAIR April Update: Most State Primaries Postponed, Many Will Rely on Mail-In Voting – #MuslimsVote

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/3/20) – In light of the nationwide coronavirus outbreak, many states have postponed their primary elections or are transitioning to a vote-by-mail alternative. Since last week, several more states have changed their election deadlines. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is encouraging all Americans, including Muslims, to […]

CAIR Action Alert: In Response to the Coronavirus, Urge State and National Officials to Expand Vote-by-Mail, Early Voting, In-Person Options

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 4/15/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is calling on every American to urge their state and federal elected officials to better work together to ensure the 2020 general election and primaries are administered in a safe, fair, and accessible manner, through the implementation of […]

CAIR Releases Results of Muslim Voter Super Tuesday Exit Poll, Survey (#MuslimsVote)

Majority of American Muslims voted for Bernie Sanders, followed by Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg Survey also shows majority of American Muslims support taking in more refugees and asylum seekers, back single-payer healthcare system and $15 minimum wage, say environmental climate change is an emergency issue (WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/5/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest […]

#MuslimsVote: CAIR Launches Nationwide Robocall to Turn Out Muslim Voters in Super Tuesday Primary States

Muslim Group to Conduct Exit Poll and Survey Tuesday Night (WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/2/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced that it is sponsoring a targeted get-out-the-vote robocall campaign that urges American Muslim voters nationwide to go to the polls throughout the primary election season, including […]

Action Alert: CAIR Reminds New Hampshire Muslim Voters to Turn Out for Feb. 11 Presidential Primary Election

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/7/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged all eligible Muslim voters in New Hampshire to participate in that state’s primary election to be held Tuesday, February 11. “The New Hampshire primary is too close to call and the Muslim vote could be the deciding factor,” […]

CAIR Pre-Iowa Caucus Poll: Muslim Voters Prefer Bernie Sanders +13 Over Joe Biden

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/3/20) –The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today released theresults of its first 2020 General Election poll of registered Muslim voters ahead oftomorrow’s Iowa caucus. CAIR’s poll, taken Thursday night, surveyed 346 registered Muslim voters who said they would support a Democratic Party presidential candidate if an election were […]

CAIR Urges Iowa Muslim Voters to Turn Out on Monday for State Caucus

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/31/20) –The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today urged Muslims in Iowa to turn out and vote in their state’s Democratic and Republican caucuses taking place on Monday, Feb. 3 and beginning at 7 p.m. local time. As part of CAIR’s 2020 General Election “Muslims Vote […]

CAIR Launches 2020 ‘Muslims Vote’ Campaign with Release of Candidate Questionnaire, Calendar of Election Dates

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/21/20) –The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today launched its annual non-partisan “Muslims Vote” campaign designed to empower American Muslims by increasing their political capacity and presence in the 2020 General Election. CAIR kicked off the campaign with the release of its 2020 General Election “Sample Questions […]

UPDATE: CAIR, Jetpac, MPower Change: 38 American Muslim Candidates Win in Nov. 5 Elections for Total of 47 Muslims Elected in 2019

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/13/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, and Jetpac, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing American Muslim representation in politics and the media, today reported 38 American Muslim electoral victories nationwide in last week’s off-year election. [NOTE: CAIR and Jetpac say these results are preliminary […]