Muslims Urged to Boost Political Participation

The Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling on American Muslims to exercise their civic responsibility by taking part in the November presidential elections. CAIR is asking Muslim voters to utilize its ‘Civic Participation Guide’ offering step-by-step advice for working with candidates, elected officials, organizing voter registration and get-out-the-vote drives. With large numbers of Muslims in swing states such as Ohio, Florida, and Michigan, CAIR believes that the American Muslim community will be influential in helping to determine the next president of the United States.

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