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 and combat violent Islamophobia.
Jetpac will further release our final report in the coming weeks, that will include interviews with candidates and political strategists, analysis on best practices and lessons learned for different campaigns, and Jetpac’s outlook on the 2021 political landscape. Let’s not forget the many important seats up for grabs in odd years!
Check out the full preliminary report on Muslim candidates in 2020.