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Illinois Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 85,465
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

Illinois Demographic Sheet 

 

Key Election Resources

 

 

Primary Election

 

Voter Registration Deadline for the Primary Election: February 18, 2014
Primary Election: March 18, 2014

General Election

Voter Registration Deadline for the General Election: October 7, 2014
General Election: November 4, 2014


2014 Illinois State Voter Guide

2014 Illinois Fact Sheet

Find out where your polling place is and if you are registered to vote in Illinois.
Click here for information on absentee voting and to download an absentee ballot form starting February, 2014.
For more information, please visit the Illinois State Election Website.

 

State Party Information

 

Illinois Democratic Party
Michael J. Madigan, Chairman

P.O. Box 518
Springfield, IL 62705
Phone: (217) 546-7404
Fax: (217) 546-8847

Email: contact@ildems.com 
Twitter: @ILSenDems

www.ildems.com

Illinois Republican Party
Tim Schneider, Chairman

P.O. Box 60664
Chicago, IL 60664
Chicago Office Phone: (312) 201-9000
Chicago Office Fax: (312) 201-0181

Email: info@ilgop.org
Twitter: @ILGop

www.weareillinois.org

News

Signposts Along the Road: Identifying Restrictive Voter Rights Laws

September 12, 2014 — Blog

Signposts Along the Road: Identifying Restrictive Voter Rights Laws

By Eddie Bejarano
Fall Intern, 2014

With Election Day, November 4, quickly approaching, it is important to highlight and consider the implementation of new elections laws that restrict the voting rights of millions of Americans. In the most recent, and by far the most consequential, challenge to the Voting Rights Act was the 2013 landmark Supreme Court ruling in Shelby County v. Holder. Read More »

Remembering Their Roots: The Itoo Society Reaches One Hundred-Year Milestone

September 11, 2014 — Blog

Remembering Their Roots: The Itoo Society Reaches One Hundred-Year Milestone

By Kristyn Acho
Fall Intern, 2014

In northern Lebanon, there lays an old village named Aytou that rests on the side of a mountain. Like so many other immigrant populations, a large number of Aytou people came to the United States in the early 1900s in search of opportunities that were not available to them in their homeland. Read More »

And They’re Off! Upcoming Elections in Five Key States

September 25, 2013 — Blog

And They’re Off! Upcoming Elections in Five Key States

Since there seems to be election-related news in virtually every one of our key states, we thought we’d get it to you all in one go. You’d think the focus would be on 2013, but in fact, there’s a lot of “candidate movement” around 2014, too, so we’ve broken it down by year. Read More »

Organizations to Know*

 

Arab American Action Network
Chicago Advisory Council on Arab Affairs
Arab American Police Association
Arab American Family Services
Arab American Democratic Club

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