Wednesday, 24 October 2012
More than 90 percent of American Muslim voters plan to go to the polls on November 6, but one in four have yet to decide who to back, a survey released Wednesday by an advocacy group suggested.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said 68 percent of the 500 registered Muslim voters interviewed by pollsters in the first two weeks of October favored President Barack Obama, a Democrat.
Another seven percent said they would cast their ballots for Republican challenger Mitt Romney – but the remaining 25 percent had yet to decide between the two candidates.
“These results indicate that a large percentage of American Muslim voters are still open to appeals from presidential candidates, CAIR national executive director Nihad Awad said in a statement. READ MORE alarabiya.