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Election Roundup

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State-by-State Information

AAI has detailed information for residents of those states with the highest concentrations of Arab Americans. Just click on your state to learn about voter registration deadlines, polling locations, state parties, candidates and debates, and more.

California
Florida
Illinois
Massachusetts
Michigan

New York
New Jersey
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Texas

For all other states, click here, then just click your state on the interactive map or scroll down to learn about key election dates and to link to your state election office.

Yalla Vote Phone Banking in Your State

Call Arab American voters in your state to remind them to get out and vote on November 6th. Every call makes a difference, and using our virtual phone bank tool is easy. Sign up now to join hundreds of volunteers around the country helping to get out the Arab American Vote in 2012.

Learn more about Yalla Vote Phone Banks or click here to watch a video on how it works.

Statements of the Presidential Candidates

Click here to find out what the candidates have said on the issues that matter most to you.

Arab American Candidates

Find out more about Arab Americans running for office in your state.

How Did Your Incumbent Vote?

AAI’s Congressional Scorecard tracks the actions and votes of every Member of Congress and Senator on key issues. You can go back as far as 2001 to see whether your representatives lived up to their promises.

Key Issues: What’s at Stake

Read more about the issues that are at stake—and what could be decided by the 113th Congress on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Immigration, Islamophobia, and programs like NSEERS.

Stay Informed, Stay Engaged

To learn more about what’s going on in your state and around the country, sign up here.

Students and young professionals, sign up for AAI’s Emerging Leaders Program. You’ll get invitations to local events, learn about volunteer and internship opportunities, and more.

If you’d like to work on Yalla Vote—whether your organization wants to host a town hall or you’d like to volunteer for a get-out-the-vote phone bank—there’s a place for you in the campaign! Contact Hilary Robertson-Collado.

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News

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 »

And They’re Off! Upcoming Elections in Five Key States

September 25, 2013 — Blog

And They’re Off! Upcoming Elections in Five Key States

Since there seems to be election-related news in virtually every one of our key states, we thought we’d get it to you all in one go. You’d think the focus would be on 2013, but in fact, there’s a lot of “candidate movement” around 2014, too, so we’ve broken it down by year. Read More »