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Volunteers in Dearborn, Michigan, encourage Arab-Americans to vote (Reuters, file)

Arab-Americans make up roughly 0.5 percent of voters who will cast a ballot in the November general election in the United States. But as VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports from Dearborn, Michigan – home to the largest Arab-American community in the United States – despite those numbers, their influence is growing, and Arab-American community leaders expect record voter turnout in November.

Many believe that this election will see the highest-yet Arab-American voter turnout, driven in part by advocacy and “Get Out the Vote” efforts by many organizations.

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