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09 12 16
 

Muslim leaders move to boost voters in their community

By BETH REINHARD, Wall Street Journal
 
MANASSAS, Va.—Corey Stewart had visited the Dar Al-Noor mosque many times as chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, but never as the leader of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in Virginia.
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09 3 16
 

With Election Looming, Muslims Still Defining Platform

By Hena Zuberi, The Muslim Link
 
With less than three months left to Election 2016, the big question is what do American Muslims stand for? A platform with issues that Muslims can unite around and Muslim organizations can endorse and a plan of action was the result of the 2nd National Summit of American Muslim Leaders held in Sterling, Virginia on August 7, 2016 under the umbrella of the United State Council of Muslim Organizations.
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07 26 16
 

ICNA Chicago Conducts Voter Registration Drive

(Chicago, IL – July 25) – The ICNA Chicago team conducted a voter registration drive under the USCMO’s One America Campaign during the three day Eid Fest held in Villa Park, Illinois from July 22nd through July 24th.
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07 25 16
 

Trump nod could cause record Muslim voter turnout

by Aliyah Frumin, NBC News
 
Donald Trump will cast a long shadow in September when Muslims across the U.S. gather to celebrate Eid al-Adha, known as the Feast of Sacrifice.
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07 24 16
 

Vote for America- Muslim leaders call communities to join election process

By Mir Masum Ali
 
A young mother strolled in the lobby of York College Performing Arts Center, New York with her two and half year-old kid on the sunny afternoon of July 24, 2016. After filling out the sign-up sheet, she showed up straight to the table of voter registration and picked up flyers and badges imprinted with ‘Join the Million’ without any effort.
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07 21 16
 

Campaign aims to register a million U.S. Muslims voters in anti-Trump move

By Mana Rabiee | FALLS CHURCH, Va.
 
U.S. Muslim leaders hope to register a million voters from within their community to help combat what they say is the anti-Muslim stance of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
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07 21 16
 

Trump sparks activists’ quest to register Million Muslims to vote

By Billy Hallowell, Deseret News
 
Muslim Americans make up around 1 percent of the U.S. population, accounting for about 3.3 million people. But despite constituting such a small sliver of the populace, Muslim advocates are looking to increase their electoral influence.
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07 20 16
 

US Muslim leaders call on more Muslims to vote

The ‘One America’ campaign aims to register one million Muslim voters in time for the presidential general election. Leaders say 300,000 new voters have registered since 2012, many in response to Donald Trump.
 
By Gretel Kauffman
 
A campaign that aims to register one million Muslim voters by November is in full swing, as organizers and volunteers canvass college campuses, bus stations, and gas stations in Muslim neighborhoods across the United States.
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07 17 16
 

USCMO mourns victims of horrible attack in Nice, France

(Washington, D.C., 7/15/2016)- The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), the largest coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, stands in solidarity and mourning with the people of France and sends its heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims and to the people of France.
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07 17 16
 

USCMO in solidarity with Turks against attempted coup

USCMO Stands in Solidarity with the People of Turkey Against the Attempted Military Coup
 
(Washington, D.C., 7/15/2016)- The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), the largest coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, stands in solidarity with the people of Turkey against the attempted military coup. USCMO supports the choices of the Turkish people for the right to freedom and democracy, choices that remind all Americans of our own struggle for, and love of freedom and democracy.
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06 29 16
 

Muslim groups, like Latino groups, mobilize to defeat Trump

By Kerry Eleveld, Jun 29, 2016
 
Even though Donald Trump is “refining” his Muslim ban to cast a broader net, it doesn’t mean Muslim Americans are unclear about Trump’s effort to stigmatize them and their religion. Trump’s continued emphasis on terrorism and immigrants from “terrorist nations” (yet to be defined by team Trump) is sparking mobilization efforts in Muslim American communities across the country, reports Lauren Fox.
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06 29 16
 

‘Never Been A Time Like This’: Alarmed Muslim Voters Mobilize To Stop Trump

By Lauren Fox, June 29, 2016
 
MANASSAS, Va. – Friday prayer service was winding down at a mosque in northern Virginia when the group’s president made his way to the front of the room and made an announcement he typically reserves for the final weeks before Election Day.
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05 31 16
 

Islamophobia spurring US Muslims in political process

‘This year we are more active, because you have people like Trump who are talking negative about everybody,’ says head of advocacy group
 
By Esra Kaymak Avci
 
BALTIMORE, United States – American Muslims are involved in this year’s presidential elections in greater numbers than in years past because of heightened Islamophobic rhetoric, the head of a voter education and advocacy group told Anadolu Agency.
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04 1 16
 

Muslims to Vote and Thwart Trump’s Campaign

Campaigning for one million Muslim voters against Donald Trump.
 
by Elisa Meyer
 
Reema Ahmad, the director of Project Mobilize, a political action nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of Muslim American community, understands the importance of this year’s U.S. Presidential election.
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03 24 16
 

Contre Trump, la mobilisation électorale des musulmans se renforce

Rédigé par Samba Doucouré | Samedi 19 Mars 2016
 
Donald Trump enchaîne les victoires aux primaires et est bien parti pour devenir le candidat des républicains pour la présidentielle américaine en novembre 2016. Le milliardaire excentrique continue de multiplier, durant sa campagne, les sorties islamophobes. Les Américains de confession musulmane sont chaque jour plus nombreux à choisir de se mobiliser aux urnes pour lui faire barrage.
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