Religion News Service, CAIR: Muslims Back Obama, but by Smaller Margin than in 2008

October 30, 2012

by OMAR SACIRBEY for RELIGION NEWS SERVICE on OCTOBER 29, 2012:

(RNS) Nearly nine in 10 Muslim American voters pulled the lever for the Democratic candidate in the last two presidential elections, partly because of Republican policies and rhetoric that many considered anti-Muslim. In 2008, they also thought President Obama would usher in an era in which Muslims would be more accepted at home, and relations between America and the Islamic world would see improvement.

But this year, Muslim American support for President Obama shows signs of waning, which could be enough to affect the 2012 election in key swing states where a few thousand votes could have a big impact. FULL ARTICLE

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