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Muslim Americans Respond to a Caustic Campaign by Raising Money and Mobilizing

posted on October 12, 2016

FiveThirtyEight’s Farai Chideya reports that Muslim Americans are responding to this election’s anti-Muslim rhetoric by politically mobilizing for Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump has only 1 percent support from Muslim Americans in four battleground states—Michigan, Virginia, Florida, and Pennsylvania—according to a spring poll from EMERGE USA. A former mosque president, Shahid Husain, told Chideya: “This country is great because it gives privilege to everybody, equal rights to everybody.”

Read at FiveThirtyEight