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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

Immigration Reform is Not Just for Latinos: Big Impact for Immigrants from MENA

November 26, 2014 — Blog

Immigration Reform is Not Just for Latinos: Big Impact for Immigrants from MENA

Since announcing his executive order on immigration, President Obama has held two events to to clarify the extent and scope of his most recent executive order. The events, one in Las Vegas and the other in the President’s hometown of Chicago, were a chance for the President to engage directly with multi-ethnic communities on the prospective reforms. Although referring to his action as just “one small step on immigration,” his statements acknowledging the diversity of immigrant populations indicate that his executive action last week will have a huge impact on both documented and undocumented populations arriving from countries around the world. Read More »

“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 »

Illinois Election Update: Week of October 27

October 29, 2014 — Blog

Illinois Election Update: Week of October 27

Election Day is next week, so make sure to read our latest election news from Illinois and get ready to Yalla Vote! 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.