Election Information & Demographics

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California.pngCalifornia Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 272,485
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

California State Demographic Sheet



 Download the 2016 California Voter Fact Sheet!

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2016 Primary Election

            • Registration Deadline: May 23, 2016
            • Primary Election: June 7, 2016

2016 General Election

            • Voter Registration Deadline: October 24, 2016
            • General Election: November 8, 2016
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For more information, please visit the California State Elections Website.

Key 2016 Elections





U.S. Senate


Kamala Harris (D), Loretta Sanchez (D), Tom Del Beccaro(R), Duf Sundheim(R)

Safe Democrat

U.S. House - District 7

Ami Bera (D)

Scott Jones (R)

Lean Democratic

U.S. House - District 10

Jeff Denham (R)

Michael Eggman (D)

Lean Republican

U.S. House - District 16

Jim Costa (D)

Not Announced

Likely Democratic

U.S. House - District 21

David Valadao (R)

Daniel Parra (D), Emilio Huerta (D)

Lean Republican

U.S. House - District 24


Helene Schneider (D), Salud Carbajal (D), William Ostrander (D), Benjamin Lucas (D), Justin Fareed(R), Katcho Achadjian(R), Tyler Gross(R), Matt Kokkonen(R), Steve Isakson(I)

Likely Democratic

U.S. House - District 25

Stephen Knight(R)

Lou Vince (D), Bryan Caforio (D)

Lean Republican

U.S. House - District 26

Julia Brownley (D)

Rafael Dagnesses(R)

Likely Democratic

U.S. House - District 31

Pete Aguilar (D)

Sean Flynn(R), Joe Baca(R)

Likely Democratic

U.S. House - District 36

Raul Ruiz (D)

Jeff Stone(R)

Likely Democratic

U.S. House District 49

Darrell Issa* (R)

Douglas Applegate (D)


U.S. House - District 52

Scott Peters (D)

Jacquie Atkinson(R), John Horst(R)

Likely Democratic

*Arab American candidate. For a list of all 2016 Arab American candidates, click here.

State Party Information

California Democratic Party
Jon Burton, Chairman

1401 21st Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 442-5707 phone
(916) 442-5715 fax

Website: www.cadem.org 
Contact: www.cadem.org/contact-us 
Twitter: @CA_Dem

Arab American Caucus of the California Democratic Party
Basim Elkarra, Chair

Arab American Caucus
California Democratic Party
915 L Street, Ste. C #200
Sacramento, CA, 95814

Website: http://arabamericancaucus.org
Email: info@arabamericancaucus.org

California Republican Party
Jim Brulte, Chairman

1903 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506
P 818-841-5210 | F 818-841-6668 

1215 K. Street, Suite 1220, Sacramento, CA 95814
P 916-448-9496 | F 916-448-9497

Website: www.cagop.org 
Email: info@cagop.org
Twitter: @CAGOP


Interested in running for delegate from California for the 2016 presidential nominating conventions? Contact us at governmentrelations@aaiusa.org for more information and a how-to guide.

Resources from past elections:

2014 California Voter Guide

2014 California Fact Sheet

2016 California Voter Guide