(OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, 1/30/08) – On February 1, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) will host a voter registration drive in anticipation of Super Tuesday at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City.
The drive is designed to increase voter participation in that state’s primary elections on Tuesday, February 5.
WHAT: Voter Registration Drive
WHEN: Friday, February 1 at 3 p.m.
WHERE: Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City, 3815 St. Clair Ave., Oklahoma City, OK
CONTACT: CAIR-OK Executive Director Razi Hashmi, 405-248-5853, firstname.lastname@example.org
CAIR recently launched a website dedicated to the 2008 elections, which contains positions of the presidential candidates on key issues, up-to-date news, and opinions relating to Muslims and elections nationwide. (SEE: CAIR 2008 Elections)
CAIR also released a Civic Participation Handbook that includes best practices and step-by-step guides covering voter registration drives and other relevant election information. The Civic Participation Handbook is available here.
CAIR, America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group, has 35 offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
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CONTACT: CAIR-OK Executive Director Razi Hashmi, Tel: 405-248-5853, E-Mail: email@example.com; CAIR-OK Chairperson Lobna Hewedi, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; CAIR-OK Board Member Saad Mohammed, 405-210-4775, E-Mail: email@example.com