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    Question ID: 297Country: United States of America

    Title: Next year the elections will take place in USA. One of the candidates might be a lady and the other one may not be good to vote for. So in Islam is it jaiz to vote for a lady? And how about this situation, does it change anything?

    Question: Next year the elections will take place in USA. One of the candidates might be a lady and the other one may not be good to vote for. So in Islam is it jaiz to vote for a lady? And how about this situation, does it change anything?

    Answer ID: 297Posted on: Aug 30, 2020

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 431=425/B)

     

    There is a Hadith in Sahih Bukhari Sharif:

    لن یفلح قوم ولّوا امراةً (بخاري)

    It means that a nation can never succeed which chooses a woman as its ruler. Now, you yourself can decide in view of the Hadith.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India