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Archive for November, 2020

NEW: a record 168 Muslim candidates were on the ballot in 2020

NEW: a record 168 Muslim candidates were on the ballot in 2020

Exciting news! We joined efforts with CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations), and MPower Change to release a preliminary report on Muslim candidate performance in the 2020 elections. This report shows the rapid growth of American Muslim political power across the country. When we run for office and organize in our communities, we simultaneously shatter stereotypes …

Muslim candidates again make history in 2020

Muslim candidates again make history in 2020

A record 110 candidates who identify as Muslim were on ballots across the 24 states on November 3rd with more than half projected to win (WASHINGTON, D.C., 11/6/20) —¬†Jetpac, a representation-driven organization that trains American Muslims who want to run for office, The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and …