November 4, 2020
BREAKING: Muslim American Vote Essential to Biden Victory in Michigan
Emgage Action celebrates the high Muslim American voter turnout in Michigan, which was instrumental to Biden’s victory in the state. Emgage has a chapter in Michigan and dedicated significant “Million Muslim Votes” campaign resources to turning out Michigan’s Muslim voters, especially in the pivotal Wayne County.
According to the Emgage analysis, over 81,000 Muslim American early and absentee votes have been counted. Emgage Action’s staff and volunteers sent 2.2 million text messages and made 461,481 calls in Michigan to mobilize voters during this election cycle.*
“We are incredibly proud of the Biden’s victory in Michigan, for which the Muslim vote was essential. While some pundits might want to rewrite history, we know the truth: the Muslim vote was critical to the victory in Michigan. Thank you to the hundreds of volunteers with Emgage Action and to the tens of thousands of Muslims who voted for a better future. ” – Wa’el Alzayat, CEO of Emgage Action
Emgage Action is a Muslim civic advocacy organization, with national headquarters in Washington, D.C., and state chapters in Michigan, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and New York.
*This data was collected as of 11:59PM on November 2, 2020, and was provided by each state’s Secretary of State, a name match algorithm, a self-reported ethnicity code, and a self-reported religion code.