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CAIR Action Alert: DMV Muslims Invited to Attend Oct. 15 Democratic Debate Watch Party, Poll at Virginia Mosque

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/14/19) — On October 15, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Emgage and Muslim American Society (MAS) Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area Chapter will host a watch party for the fourth Democratic presidential debate. A poll of participants will be taken following the debate.

WHAT: Fourth Democratic Debate Watch Party in Alexandria, VA

WHEN: Tuesday, October 15, 8 p.m.

WHERE: Muslim American Society Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area Chapter, 6408 Edsall Road Alexandria, VA 22312-6475

CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448,


NOTE: CAIR, Emgage and Muslim American Society are non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organizations that do not endorse or oppose any political party or candidate.

The fourth Democratic presidential debate will feature 12 candidates. Candidates that met debate qualifications for inclusion based on popular support include:

  • Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.
  • New Jersey Senator Cory Booker
  • Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind.
  • Former Housing Secretary Julián Castro
  • Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard
  • California Senator Kamala Harris
  • Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar
  • Former Texas Representative Beto O’Rourke
  • Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders
  • Investor Tom Steyer
  • Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren
  • Entrepreneur Andrew Yang

The night prayer will be announced at 7:45 p.m. and take place at 8 p.m., for those who wish to pray at the mosque.

Muslim American Society (MAS) is a dynamic charitable, religious, social, cultural, and educational, organization. Over the past two decades, MAS has expanded to more than 50 chapters across the United States. MAS offers unique programs and services that seek to better the individual and in turn, the greater society by imparting Islamic knowledge, promoting community service, engaging in political activism, and much more.

Emgage seeks to educate, engage and empower Muslim American communities through educational events, voter initiatives, and leadership development for the purpose of creating a community of equitable, knowledgeable, and motivated citizens.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.


CONTACT: CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448,; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,; CAIR Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen,

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