In A Historic First, Iowa Mosques Participated In Statewide Caucuses

  For American Muslims, the 2020 campaign has been the first time that presidential candidates have recognized their value. Continue reading

For 1st time in Iowa history, mosques are serving as caucus sites

Community members say the 5 'satellite' sites give Iowa Muslims a 'safe place' to actively participate in 2020 election. Continue reading

Bernie Sanders Endorsed By Muslim Group, Iowa’s Sole Muslim State Lawmaker

  The senator from Vermont has been a top contender among Muslim American voters in the Democratic presidential contest. Continue reading

Muslim Caucus of America Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

January 31, 2020  Des Moines, Iowa (1/31/20) - The National Board of the Muslim Caucus of America together with our Advisory Committee Member, Iowa State Representative Ako Abdul Samad, is proud to announce our endorsement of Senator Bernie Sanders for President of the United States of America. Continue reading

Muslim Voters

  In this next presidential campaign, let's include Muslim voters Continue reading

The Muslim Americans leading the push to 'stand up and be leaders' in politics

Religious discrimination and an increase in hate crimes has spurred more Muslims to run for office and adopt an active role in community organizing Continue reading

How American Muslims Are Trying to Take Back Their Government

CHICAGO—A weary Barack Obama stood before the nation in January and delivered a message. “If you’re disappointed by your elected officials,” he said in his farewell address, “grab a clipboard, get some signatures, and run for office yourself.” Continue reading

In Response To Rising Biased Rhetoric, Muslims Run For Office

We know that in times of heightened stress, human instincts tell us to fight or flee. For some American Muslims, the current political climate has created a need for more Muslims to stand up and fight by seeking political office. Continue reading

Reflections of African American History and Muslim American History

During this month, designated for the recognition and commemoration of the history and contributions of Americans of African descent, it is essential to acknowledge the role of American Muslims of African descent. Continue reading