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Pennsylvania Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 60,870
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

Pennsylvania Demographic Sheet 

Key Election Resources

Primary Election

Voter registration deadline for Primary Election: April 21, 2014
Presidential Preference Primary & State Primary Election: May 20, 2014

General Election

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

Confirm your voter registration status here.
Click here to find your polling station.
For more information, please visit the Pennsylvania State Election Site.

2012 State Voter Guide

State Party Information


Pennsylvania Democratic Party
Jim Burn, Chairman

300 N. 2nd St., 8th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 920-8470
Fax: (717) 901-7829

Twitter: @PADems

Republican Party of Pennsylvania
Rob Gleason, Chairman

112 State Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 234-4901

Twitter: @PAGOP


2013 Elections Yield Substantial Political Gains for Arab American Community

November 08, 2013 — Blog

2013 Elections Yield Substantial Political Gains for Arab American Community

By Dena Elian
Fall Intern, 2013

The highly anticipated elections that took place on Tuesday will go down in Arab American history and the large number of Arab Americans on the ballot across the country was a palpable indicator of the continuing political progress being made by the Arab American community to seek and hold new and higher offices. In Michigan, Susan Dabaja became the first Arab American to be elected as Dearborn City Council President. Dabaja is the third candidate ever to win the Council presidency without having previously served on the Council. 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*


Network of Arab American Professionals - Philadelphia
Arab American Community Development Corporation
Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

*Please contact Emily Manna if you would like your organization listed.