The Council on American-Islamic Relations
(CAIR) today offered congratulations to Cynthia McKinney for her win in
Georgia’s 4th Congressional District primary on Tuesday.
McKinney beat five other Democrats with enough votes to avoid a runoff. She
is favored to win election to Congress in her heavily Democratic district
The Washington-based Islamic civil rights and advocacy group said in a
“We congratulate Cynthia McKinney on her strong showing in Tuesday’s
primary. Throughout her political career, she has been a consistent friend
of the American Muslim community and a strong advocate for issues of
concern to Muslims, particularly the promotion of social justice and the
defense of civil liberties.
“Ms. McKinney’s integrity has long been reflected in her commitment to the
concerns of ordinary Americans and her promotion of balanced and
forward-looking foreign policies.”