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CAIR Urges Participation in National Muslim Voter Registration Day (Aug. 28) #MyMuslimVote

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/26/20) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is urging Muslim community members nationwide to participate in Friday’s (Aug. 28) National Muslim Voter Registration Day (#NMVRD), a nationally-coordinated effort of grassroots Muslim organizations in dozens of cities across the country to register thousands of voters through virtual registration drives.   

CAIR, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is a national partner of MPower Change’s #MyMuslimVote campaign — a national, non-partisan campaign focused on increasing civic engagement in American Muslim communities through voter registration, engagement, and mobilization efforts.  

SEE: https://mymuslimvote.org/  

REGISTER TO VOTE: To find a National Muslim Voter Registration Day event near you, click here to get involved and help build local power in Muslim communities.   

To register to vote from the convenience of your home, visit Muslims.Vote Election Resource page.  

For more information about voting by mail, visit CAIR’s new 2020 election website Muslims.Vote and read CAIR’s 50 state guide on voting by mail, which also provides information on the November 3rd General Election.    

The guide contains a list of upcoming election dates, whether an excuse is needed to vote absentee and deadlines for requesting and submitting absentee ballots.    

This election advisory is part of CAIR’s 2020 General Election “Muslims Vote Campaign” to increase Muslim voter turnout nationwide.    

If you believe your voting rights have been violated, please contact CAIR at (202) 488-8787 or civilrights@cair.com.    

NOTE: As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, CAIR does not endorse or oppose any candidate running for office.  

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.     

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Robert S. McCaw, 202-999-8292rmccaw@cair.com   

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