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Michigan Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 191,607
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

Michigan Demographic Sheet 


Key Election Resources

Primary Election

Voter Registration Deadline for the Primary Election: July 7, 2014
Primary Election: August 5, 2014

General Election

Voter Registration Deadline for the General Election: October 6, 2014
General Election: November 4, 2014

2014 Michigan Voter Guide

2014 Michigan Fact Sheet

Click here for the Voter Information Center and find your voter registration and polling place.
Register to vote online here.
Download an absentee ballot request form.
For more information, please visit the Michigan State Election Website.

State Party Information

Michigan Democratic Party
Lon Johnson, Chairman 

606 Townsend
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: (517) 371-5410
Fax: (517) 371-2056

Twitter: @MichiganDems

Michigan Republican Party
Robert Schostak, Chairman 

Secchia-Weiser Michigan Republican Center
520 Seymour St.
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: 517-487-5413
Fax: 517-487-0090

Twitter: @MIGOP


#YallaVote: Michigan 2014 Election Overview

September 15, 2014 — Blog

#YallaVote: Michigan 2014 Election Overview

Our 2014 Michigan state voter guide is online! AAI's Voter Guides are designed to help you before going to the polls and contain brief overviews of many of the key issues of concern to Arab Americans, detailed descriptions of key races in your state, and important candidate information. Read More »

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 »

Dearborn Awarded Second Place in a Race to the Bottom

August 14, 2014 — Blog

Dearborn Awarded Second Place in a Race to the Bottom

By Emily Cooke
Summer Intern, 2014

The indiscriminate finger-pointing and senseless name-calling traditionally reserved for elementary school playgrounds is apparently lent a certain credibility in Washington—the kind that allows government agencies to designate terror suspects without regard for concrete facts or irrefutable evidence. The details of classified government documents revealing the scope of the United States’ Terrorist Screening Database were brought to light in an article published by the Intercept just last week. Read More »

Organizations to Know*


American Arab Chamber of Commerce
Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS)
Arab American Heritage Council
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
Arab American Cultural Center of Washtenaw County
Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce
Yemeni American Public Affairs Council
Yemen American Benevolent Association
American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine
Chaldean Democratic Caucus
Arab American and Chaldean Council
Chaldean Federation of America
Center for Arab American Philanthropy
Lebanese American Heritage Club
Midwest Federation of American-Syrian/Lebanese Clubs
Arab American Political Action Committee

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