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Election Advisory: CAIR Urges Muslim Voters in Alabama, Maine and Texas Muslims to Participate in State Elections Tomorrow

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/13/2020) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, is urging all eligible Muslim voters in Alabama, Maine and Texas to safely participate in their respective state primary and runoff elections scheduled to take place tomorrow, July 14th. Voting by mail where possible is strongly encouraged.

State runoff elections will be held in Alabama and Texas. A state primary election will be held in Maine.

CAIR encourages individuals who plan on voting in person to abide by the recommended precautions for preventing the spread of COVID-19 as outlined by the CDC. These include wearing a mask and practicing social distancing.

SEEInterim guidance to prevent spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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 provides information on what to do for the November 3rd General Election.

GO TO: https://muslims.vote/

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

This election advisory is a 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.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, 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, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Robert S. McCaw, 202-999-8292, rmccaw@cair.com

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