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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: 2018

 General: 11/6/18

                 
 Sam Jammal   CA  U.S. Congress    39th

 Primary: 2018

 General: 11/6/18

                 
 Ammar Campa-Najjar    CA  U.S. Congress 

    

   50th 

 Primary: 2018

 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: 2018

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Abdul El-Sayed  MI  Governor of Michigan      -

 Primary: 2018

 General: 11/6/18

                      
 Jesse Sbaih  NV  U.S. Senate      -   Primary: 2018

 General: 11/6/18

                      
Ruben Kihuen  NV  U.S. Senate    4th

 Primary: 2018

General: 11/6/18

                      
           
               
       

 

                      

  

Contact Joan Hanna to add additional Arab American candidates. 

See candidates and election results from past years here.