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The Arab American Institute proudly recognizes Arab Americans running for elected office across the country. From local school boards, to the United States House of Representatives, Arab Americans are serving their communities and our country in innumerable capacities. Head over to our Roster of Arab Americans in Public Service and Political Life for a list of those currently in office.

2018 Arab American Candidates

 

                      

Name State Running for District Election Date Result
 Dr. Matt Heinz  AZ  U.S. Congress    2nd

 Primary: 8/28/18

 General: 11/6/18

                 
 Sam Jammal   CA  U.S. Congress    39th

 Primary: 6/5/18

 General: 11/6/18

                 
 Ammar Campa-Najjar    CA  U.S. Congress 

    

   50th 

 Primary: 6/5/18

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Ali Saleh  CA  State Representative

    

     - 

 Primary: 6/5/18

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Ahmad Zahra    CA  Fullerton City Council

    

     - 

 Primary: 6/5/18

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Thomas J. Saadi    CT  Danbury City Council

    

    4th 

 Primary: 2018

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Nadeem Mazen  MA  U.S. Congress     7th  Primary: 2018

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Fayrouz Saad  MI  U.S. Congress    14th  Primary: 8/7/18

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Abdul El-Sayed  MI  Governor of Michigan      -

 Primary: 8/7/18

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Jesse Sbaih  NV  U.S. Senate      -   Primary: 6/12/18

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Ruben Kihuen  NV  U.S. Congress    4th

 Primary: 6/12/18

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Mo Seifeldein   VA  Alexandia City Council       -

 Primary: 2018

 General: 2018

 
               
       

 

                      

  

Contact Heba Mohammad to add additional Arab American candidates. 

See candidates and election results from past years here.