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Ohio Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 65,813
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

Ohio Demographic Sheet 


Key Election Resources

Primary Election

Voter registration deadline for Primary Election: April 7, 2014
Primary Election: May 6, 2014

General Election

Voter registration deadline for the General Election: October 6, 2014
General Election: November 4, 2014

2014 Ohio Voter Guide

2014 Ohio Fact Sheet

State Party Information

Ohio Democratic Party
Chris Redfern, Chairman

340 East Fulton Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 221-6563/ 1-(877)OHIO-DEM (toll-free)

Twitter: @OHDems

Ohio Republican Party
Matt Borges, Chairman

211 South Fifth Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone (614) 228-2481

Twitter: @OhioGOP


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 »

Arab Americans Get Ready for November 2013 Elections

November 04, 2013 — Blog

Arab Americans Get Ready for November 2013 Elections

This week presents an important opportunity for the Arab American community to have a significant impact on local elections. In many states, high concentrations of Arab Americans can have increased influence on local races, and that should encourage community members to believe they can make a difference in their districts, cities, and states. Below is a list of voting information for tomorrow’s elections in Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Read More »

Yalla Vote Launches Voter Registration Widget

September 24, 2013 — Blog

Yalla Vote Launches Voter Registration Widget

Today, on National Voter Registration Day, AAI and the Yalla Vote campaign launched a new voter registration widget powered by Rock the Vote. The widget is designed to make registering to vote easier than ever for our community. Most everything is done online. Simply enter your information into the secure online form and the widget will pull up all the appropriate forms for you to complete that are required by your state’s Board of Elections. Once you have completed everything, the widget will send you an email with a generated form you can print, fold, and send in to your state’s Board of Elections - the appropriate address will be included in the email. From start to finish, the whole process takes five minutes. It’s that simple. Read More »

Organizations to Know*


Arab Americans of Central Ohio
Dayton Arab American Forum
Palestine Children's Relief Fund
Arab American Community Center for Economic and Social Services in Ohio

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