February 21, 2008

U.S. Muslims Prefer Democrats

63%

That’s the percentage of Muslim Americans who say they are Democrats or lean toward the Democratic Party.

Muslim Americans show a decided preference for the Democratic Party, a preference that is reflected in their voting patterns and many of their political attitudes. Most US Muslims identify as Democrats or lean toward the Democratic Party (63%), compared with the 11% that identify or lean toward the Republican Party. By a lopsided margin (71%-14%), more Muslims say they voted for John Kerry than George Bush in the 2004 presidential election. Read More