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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

Download Ohio's 2012 Voter Information Guide.
Find out your registration status and learn more about voter registration.
Download your absentee ballot application.
For more information, please visit the Ohio State Election Site.

State Party Information

Ohio Democratic Party
John Burton, Chairman

340 East Fulton Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: (614) 221-6563/ 1-(877)OHIO-DEM (toll-free)
Fax: 614-221-0721

Twitter: @OHDems

Ohio Republican Party
Matt Borges, Chairman

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

Twitter: @OhioGOP


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 »

“We have not yet finished.”

August 29, 2013 — Blog

“We have not yet finished.”

Addressing Saturday’s 50th anniversary celebration of the March on Washington, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) said "I thought we had completed the fight for the right to vote, the right to participate in the democratic process. I thought we were in a process of reforming the justice system. But when I see something like what the Supreme Court did… it tells me over and over again that we're not there yet. We have not finished." 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 Emily Manna if you would like your organization listed.