Arab American Voters 2016: Identity and Political Concerns

Posted on October 25, 2016

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Executive Summary

Political Concerns 

In a survey of 502 Arab Americans conducted by Zogby Analytics between 10/4/16 and 10/12/16, Hillary Clinton tops Donald Trump among likely voters 60% to 26%.

The steady migration of Arab Americans away from the Republican party continues, with Arab American Democrats outnumbering Republicans by a 2-1 margin. A majority of Arab Americans support Hillary Clinton for the Presidency, citing her...

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American Attitudes Toward The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (2016)

Posted on July 27, 2016

The Arab American Institute (AAI) released a new Zogby Research Services poll tracking American Attitudes toward the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

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Key Findings Overall, nearly half (49%) of Americans view Israelis favorably, and nearly half (49%) view Palestinians unfavorably. Despite this, American voters believe that Israelis and Palestinians deserve equal rights by a margin of 65% to 14%. There is a strong partisan divide on U.S. policy toward Israel. Republicans are more likely to perceive current policies as favoring the Palestinians, and more likely to believe the next administration...

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Muslim Millennial Attitudes on Religion and Religious Leadership

Posted on January 15, 2016

Executive Summary

During October and November of 2015, Zogby Research Services conducted face-to-face polls, sur- veying 5,374 Muslims between the ages of 15 and 34 in eight Arab countries: Morocco, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, and Palestine. We had been commissioned by the Tabah Foundation to explore attitudes of the Muslim millennial generation, speci cally with respect to their attitudes toward religious identity, authority and religious leadership, religion and politics, personal religious devotion, reform, and religious extremism. 

Sampling Methodology

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Arab American Voters 2014: Their Identity and Political Concerns

Posted on November 25, 2014

Executive Summary

Identity and Personal Concerns

Ethnic pride and identity remains high among Arab Americans. A majority of Arab Americans identify by either their country of origin and as Arab American, or as Arab American alone. Republicans are the only subgroup in which a majority of individuals do not identify as Arab American.

43% of Arab Americans have experienced discrimination based on their ethnicity or country of origin and 41% are concerned about it happening in the future. American Muslims are especially concerned about facing future discrimination. Despite these concerns, a majority of Arab Americans feel very secure in their...

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American Attitudes Toward Arabs and Muslims: 2014

Posted on July 29, 2014

Conducted on June 27-29, 2014, American Attitudes Toward Arabs and Muslims, provides a critical update on the Arab American Institute's polling in 2010 and 2012 tracking identical issues. Taken in context, the 2014 poll indicates a persistent trend of increasingly negative attitudes by Americans towards the Arab and Muslim communities.

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Key Findings: Arabs and Muslims have the lowest favorable/highest unfavorable ratings among the groups covered, and one in four Americans were either unfamiliar with or not sure of their attitudes toward these two communities. A significant number of Americans (42%)...

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5 Years After the Cairo Speech: How Arabs View President Obama and America

Posted on June 03, 2014

In 2009, President Obama delivered his landmark speech in Cairo - a speech that was largely received with enthusiasm by an Arab world ready for a new era of U.S. policy. This poll looks at the major issues driving Arab attitudes toward the United States five years later in seven Arab countries. The poll examines Arab attitudes toward U.S. policy on the Syrian conflict, Egypt's interim government, negotiations with Iran, the two-state solution, and U.S. commitments to improving ties with the Arab World.

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Key Findings Despite the persistence of...

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Israel and Palestine: 20 Years After Oslo

Posted on January 31, 2014

As Israelis and Palestinians look back at the 20 years that have elapsed since their leaders signed the Oslo Accords in Washington, there are areas where their perceptions sharply differ, others in which they find agreement, and a few areas where the attitudes of both communities are somewhat conflicted. 

Methodology

The approach used for conducting the poll involved face-to-face, in-home personal interviews of 1,000 Israeli adults and 1,000 Palestinian adults during the month of August 2013. A multi-stage sampling methodology was employed for selection of respondents. The sample obtained was nationally representative and comprised adult males and females, who were...

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Egyptian Attitudes, September 2013

Posted on November 26, 2013

This poll represents the third time since May 2013 that we have conducted a nationwide survey of Egyptian public opinion. It has been a momentous and tumultuous time for Egypt. During this period our polling has opened a window, allowing us to better understand and track the Egyptian people’s changing attitudes toward developments as they unfold: how they view their government and institutions; areas of agreement and disagreement; and their hopes for the future.

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May 2013

In our May survey we found Egyptian society deeply polarized. Three-quarters expressed both...

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Tunisia: Divided & Dissatisfied with Ennahda

Posted on October 08, 2013

From August 4 through August 31, 2013, Zogby Research Services surveyed 3,031 Tunisian adults to determine their attitudes toward the developments that have unfolded in Tunisia since their revolution of two and a half years ago.

What we found was a deeply dissatisfied electorate and an extremely polarized society. In some ways the divisions in Tunisia are similar to those we found in Egypt, in the poll we conducted in May of 2013, just prior to the June 30th Tamarrod demonstrations that culminated in the military’s deposing the elected government of President Mohamed Morsi on July 3rd.

As was the...

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