Fake flyers designed to incite hatred towards Muslims have been distributed to voters in one of the state's most marginal seats.

Bentleigh residents recently received leaflets in their letterboxes from the "Muslim Association of Victoria" - which does not exist - inviting them to learn about Islam as part of national mosque open day.

But the letter goes on to include divisive extracts claiming to be from the Quran and Muslim scholars, which promote violence and sexism.

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