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District of Columbia

Washington, DC Estimated Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 3,607
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

Washington, DC Demographic Sheet 

Key Election Resources

 

The District of Columbia has same-day registration with appropriate identification. These deadlines are for mail-in registrations.

Primary Election

Voter Registration Deadline for the Primary Election: March 3, 2014
Primary Election: April 1, 2014

General Election

Voter Registration Deadline for the General Election: October 28th, 2014
General Election: November 4, 2014

Fill out an online form and send it by mail to register to vote.
Check your absentee ballot/early voting status here.
Find your polling place here.
For more information, please visit the D.C. State Election Website.

State Party Information

Washington, DC Democratic Party
Anita Bonds, Chairwoman
499 S Capitol Street, SW #412
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: (202) 714-3368

Website: www.dcdemocraticparty.org

Twitter: @DCDemocrats

Washington, DC Republican Party
Bob Kabel, Chairman
1275 K Street NW, Suite 102
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 289-8005
Fax: (202) 289-2197


Website: www.dcgop.com
Email: info@dcgop.com
Twitter: @DCGOP

News

“Yalla 2016” Convenes Arab American Leaders in Washington, DC

November 25, 2014 — Blog

“Yalla 2016” Convenes Arab American Leaders in Washington, DC

This weekend, the Arab American Institute held a summit in Washington, D.C. to convene a significant group of Arab American leaders and activists from across the country. Over three days of programming, participants engaged in substantive conversations about organizing the Arab American community ahead of the 2016 presidential races. Read More »

October 15, 2014 — News

These Candidates Are Courting the Muslim Vote

Reclaiming Culture: Syria Relief and Development Discusses Upcoming Event, “Art in Exile”

October 08, 2014 — Blog

Reclaiming Culture: Syria Relief and Development Discusses Upcoming Event, “Art in Exile”

By Kristyn Acho
Fall Intern, 2014

In times of conflict, individuals have often found art to be an effective device to document experiences and to address political and social grievances. The artists and filmmakers featured in the Syria Relief and Development’s upcoming event in Washington, D.C. on October 13 and 14, called “Art in Exile,” are no different. Each artist included in the affair will present a piece that revolves around political themes and discussions of political events and exile. Read More »

Organizations to Know*

 

Network of Arab American Professionals - DC
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Tunisian Community Center
American Palestinian Women's Association
Washington Moroccan Club
American Task Force on Palestine
American Task Force on Lebanon
Tunisian American Young Professionals

*Please contact Kristin McCarthy if you would like your organization listed.