Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Seven Muslim Americans on Ballot in Suburban Chicago
VOAVide: Seven Muslim Americans on Ballot in Suburban Chicago
When it started last year, the non-profit group Project Mobilize, or Project M, hoped to change the political landscape in suburban Chicago by promoting Muslim Americans as election candidates. So far, there are no Muslim Americans serving as elected officials in the Chicago area. But as VOA's Kane Farabaugh reports, Project M hopes that will change in municipal elections April 5.