Sunday, October 31, 2010
Muslim Americans Organize Voting Drive For Midterm Elections
VOAVideo: Muslim Americans Organize Voting Drive For Midterm Elections
Representatives Keith Ellison from Minnesota and Andre Carson from Indiana are currently the only Muslim American members of Congress. Beyond their local constituents, they represent a growing segment of the U.S. population that is often in the spotlight. In an effort to seek better representation in Washington, many Muslim American communities across the country have organized get out the vote campaigns to ensure that those who can vote, will actually go to the polls. VOA's Kane Farabaugh has more from Chicago.