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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.
Voter Registration Deadline for the Primary Election: March 3, 2014
Primary Election: April 1, 2014
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
Washington, DC Republican Party
Bob Kabel, Chairman
1275 K Street NW, Suite 102
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 289-8005
Fax: (202) 289-2197
October 08, 2014 — Blog
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 »
September 26, 2014 — Blog
Organizations in key states participated in the Arab American Institute’s Yalla Vote campaign in conjunction with National Voter Registration Day on September 23 to register voters and engage the public on issues important to our community. 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.