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LIVESTREAM: CAIR to Release Full Results of Post-Debate Muslim Voter Election Survey

Results to be released on Facebook, YouTube on Monday, October 5 at 10 a.m. (ET)  

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/2/20) — On Monday, October 5 at 10AM (ET), the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold an online news conference to release the full results of its post-presidential debate election survey of Muslim voters.   

CAIR’S Poll asked 846 Muslim voters about their preferences for presidential candidates, political parties, and positions on a wide range of social and policy issues.  

CAIR’s September 30 survey of registered Muslim voters found that 59 percent of Muslim voters believe that Joe Biden won the first presidential debate, while 14 percent think that Donald Trump won. Due to the first presidential debate being so chaotic, 21 percent of Muslim voters were left unsure who won the debate.  

Join CAIR on its Facebook and YouTube pages to hear from CAIR staff interpret the full results of CAIR’s pre-election survey of Muslim voters.  

Watch the Livestream on Facebook:     


[NOTE: Media may request an advance embargoed copy of the survey or submit questions to be answered live on Monday to:]  


  • Likelihood of registered Muslim voter turnout on November 3  
  • Which national political party do Muslim voters primarily vote for  
  • Which presidential candidate Muslim voters support 
  • Where Muslim voters lean on social and fiscal issues  
  • Muslim voter perception of Democratic and Republican party commitment to ensuring religious freedom, addressing racial inequality, providing accessible healthcare, treating immigrants fairly  
  • How many Muslim voters think the Democratic and Republican parties are friendly toward Muslims    
  • Whether Muslim voters think Islamophobia has risen in the past four years under President Trump  

The survey was created by CAIR and carried out on September 30 by Triton Polling Inc. The survey’s margin of error is +/-3.3%, with a confidence level of 95%.  

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.            


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

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