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Texas Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 91,567
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

Texas Demographic Sheet 


Key Election Resources


Primary Election

Voter registration deadline for Primary Election: February 3, 2014
Primary Election: March 4, 2014
Runoff Primary Election: May 27, 2014

General Election

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

Texas holds early voting in the weeks leading up to each election. Find out more about voting early in person or by mail.
Find out if you're registered to vote or if you need to update your information. If you need to register, click here to get started.
Know your rights as a registered voter in Texas.
For more information, please visit the Texas State Election Site.


State Party Information


Texas Democratic Party
Gilberto Hinojosa, Chairman

505 West 12th Street,
Suite 200 Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 478-9800
Fax: (512) 480-2500

Twitter: @TXDemParty

Texas Republican Party
Steve Munisteri, Chairman

1108 Lavaca, Suite 500
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 477-9821
Fax: (512) 480-0709

General Email:
Twitter: @RepPartyofTexas


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 »

Sen. Cruz Invites Islamophobe Frank Gaffney to Testify at Gitmo Hearing

July 30, 2013 — Blog

Sen. Cruz Invites Islamophobe Frank Gaffney to Testify at Gitmo Hearing

By Matt Haugen
Summer 2013 Intern

Who was invited to sit on this rare panel? He was none other than known Islamophobe, Frank Gaffney. Not only did Gaffney’s testimony at the hearing provide a plethora of misinformation, but he also took every chance available to interject and attempt to derail positive discourse. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) staunchly rebuked Gaffney’s assault on American Muslims, asserting: “There are some very patriotic Muslim Americans who do not want to be characterized as part of an extremist movement,” to applause. Read More »

Organizations to Know*


Arab American Cultural and Community Center
Arab American Educational Foundation
Arab American Voters

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