The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) estimates more than 300,000 Muslims have registered to vote since the 2012 presidential election.
CAIR has been labeled a terrorist organization by the United Arab Emirates and was named by federal prosecutors as an unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas-funding operation. However, CAIR still operates freely within the U.S.
According to a CAIR analysis of voter information, there are currently some 824,000 registered Muslim voters. CAIR arrived at this figure by matching the voting records against a list of 43,538 traditionally Muslim names. In 2012, CAIR used the same methodology to estimate that there were around 500,000 Muslim voters.
“Knowing that more than 300,000 American Muslims have registered to vote since the last presidential election is a validation of the national and local Muslim community efforts to get out the vote,” CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert S. McCaw said in a statement.
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