WHAT: On Tuesday, June 29, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
will release the results of its latest survey of American Muslim political
opinion at a Capitol Hill public hearing on the impact of the Islamic vote
in the 2004 election.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 29, 10 a.m. – Noon
WHERE: Room 2168, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC
Survey results indicate which presidential candidates Muslim voters favor
in the November election, which party is thought to best represent American
Muslim interests, how likely respondents are to vote in November, which
domestic and international issues are most important to Muslim voters, and
in which states Muslims may constitute a significant voting bloc.
Speakers at the Tuesday hearing include CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad,
who will outline the results of the survey, presidential candidate Ralph
Nader, former Iraq Chief of Mission Edward Peck, as well as representatives
from the Muslim Public Affairs Council, the Minaret of Freedom Institute,
and the Council for the National Interest (CNI), the event’s co-sponsor.
CNI President Eugene Bird will moderate the discussion.
“THE MUSLIM VOTE IN ELECTION 2004”
CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 28 regional
offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada.
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