American Muslims are involved in this year's presidential elections in greater numbers than in years past because of heightened Islamophobic rhetoric, the head of a voter education and advocacy group told Anadolu Agency.

"Definitely this year we are very, very active," Naji Almontaser, who runs the York Muslim Voter and Information Club, said during the Convention of the Islamic Circle of North America-Muslim American Society, that was held in Baltimore, Maryland.

"If you take the last 10 years, I would say this year would accumulate the other 10. Everyone is on board."

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