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New York Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 149,729
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

New York Demographic Sheet 


Key Election Resources

Primary Elections

Voter Registration Deadline for the Primary Election: May 30, 2014
Primary Election: June 24, 2014

General Elections

Voter Registration Deadline for the General Election: October 10, 2014
General Election: November 4, 2014

2014 New York Voter Guide

2014 New York Fact Sheet

Click here to find out your voter registration status and where to vote.
Download an absentee ballot application here.
Learn how to use New York's new voting machines.
For more information, please visit the New York State Election Website.

State Party Information


New York Democratic Party
Stephanie Miner, State Co-Chair
Keith Wright, State Co-Chair

118a Fulton Street, Box #410
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 725-8825
Fax: (212) 725-8867

Twitter: @NYDems

New York Republican Party
Edward F. Cox, Chairman

315 State Street
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 462-2601

Twitter: @NewYorkGOP


September 25, 2014 — News

Threats Are Now a Daily Event for Many U.S. Muslims

Rep. Peter King Reminisces About the Good Ol’ Days of (in)Effective NYPD Surveillance

September 15, 2014 — Blog

Rep. Peter King Reminisces About the Good Ol’ Days of (in)Effective NYPD Surveillance

Up for re-election this November, Peter King (NY 2) is up to his old tricks. Criticizing New York City’s Mayor Jim deBlasio, Rep. King attacked deBlasio’s rollback of NYPD surveillance programs earlier this year. 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 »

Organizations to Know*


Palestinian American Congress
Khalil Gibran Education Fund, Inc.
The Salaam Club - New York
Arab American Family Support Center
Arab American Association of New York
Network of Arab American Professionals - New York
Save Washington Street
Arab Women Active in the Arts and Media
Radius of Arab American Writers, Inc.
ACCESS of Western New York
American Mideast Leadership Network
The Arab Muse
Tunisian Cultural and Information Center
Egyptian American Community Foundation
Arab American Council
Near East Foundation

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