Muslim Americans Make Historic Gains in 2022 Midterm Elections

Alejandra Molina of Religion News Service reports that a record number of Muslim Americans were elected to federal, state, and local offices in the 2022 midterm elections. She writes that “more than 80 Muslim candidates won local, state, federal and judicial seats in over 20 states, according to a report from CAIR and the Jetpac Resource Center.” Nada Al-Hanooti, the executive director of Michigan’s Emgage chapter, an organization that works on Muslim voter outreach and participation, said, “I think slowly, but surely, the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, will know that the Muslim community is a force to be reckoned with.”

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