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Massachusetts Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 65,150
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

Massachusetts Demographic Sheet 

Key Election Resources

Primary Election

Voter Registration Deadline for the Primary Election: August 20, 2014
Primary Election: September 9, 2014

General Election

Voter Registration Deadline for the General Election: October 15, 2014
General Election: November 4, 2014

Find out your voter registration status and polling place.
Click here to read more about absentee voting in Massachusetts.
For more information, please visit the Massachusetts State Election Website.

State Party Information


Massachusetts Democratic Party
John Walsh, Chairman

77 Summer Street
10th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: (617) 939-0800
Fax: (617) 426-5126

Twitter: @massdems

Massachusetts Republican Party
Bob Maginn, Chairman

85 Merrimac Street,
Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 523-5005

Twitter: @massgop


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 »

Fasting for Immigration Reform

December 12, 2013 — Blog

Fasting for Immigration Reform

By Maha Sayed
Legal Fellow
On Thursday evening, immigration advocates will end their fast in support of immigration reform. Since November 12, a group of faith, immigrant rights and labor leaders participated in the “Fast for Families” on the National Mall, a grassroots campaign designed to pressure House Republicans to take an immediate vote on a comprehensive immigration reform bill. H.R. 15, the companion House bill to the Senate immigration reform bill that passed in June, would tighten border security and provide a path to citizenship for the 11.5 million undocumented immigrants currently working and living in the U.S. Although Speaker John Boehner previously insisted that the House will not consider the comprehensive Senate bill, the wave of solidarity fasts, events and rallies across the nation further emphasizes the importance of immigration reform to the American electorate. 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*


Center for Arabic Culture
Network of Arab American Professionals Boston

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