Muslims increasingly running for office

From school boards to Congress, there’s a surge of Muslims running for office nationwide, but they’re having to prove their “Americanness” to voters.

Read article in Politico:

Trump’s Anti-Islam Rhetoric Convinced These Muslims They Should Run For Office

If the unspoken goal behind the Trump administration’s anti-Muslim actions is to intimidate Muslims out of public life, it’s backfiring. The hostility instead appears to be sharpening Muslims’ political skills, energizing dozens of first-time candidates running for office – from school boards to Congress.

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