Shaykh Al-Albaanee on Elections and Voting

Question: What is the ruling on some of the American Muslims participating in the elections that take place in America? They use as proof for that the principle of taking the lesser of two evils. They think that one of those candidates who are running for office will be less oppressive and less problematic upon Islam and the Muslims?

Listen to the answer of Shaykh Al-Albaanee (rahimahullah) here (which contains Arabic speech shortly followed by English translation):
http://www.sunnahpublishing.net/audio/albanivoting.wma

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