24th Annual Virginia Candidates’ Night Dinner

Posted by on October 05, 2012 in Blog

By Vieshnavi Rattehalli

2012 Fall Intern

Hosted by the Arab American Republicans of Washington, D.C. and the Arab American Democratic Caucus of Virginia, the 24th Annual Virginia Candidates’ Night Dinner took place this past Sunday, September 30th, at the Tysons Corner Marriot in Virginia.

The political forum featured a host of candidates addressing the packed ballroom, including U.S. Senate candidates Governor George Allen (R) and Governor Tim Kaine (D); 8th district congressional candidates James P. Moran (D) and Patrick Murray (R); 10th district candidates Frank Wolf (R) and Kristen Cabral (D); and 11th district candidates Gerry Connolly (D) and Chris...

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Yalla Vote in Virginia

Posted by on October 18, 2010 in Blog

With just 15 days until Election Day, Arab Americans are organizing GOTV efforts across the country. In Virginia, Arab Americans organized their 22nd annual candidates’ night on October 10. The event, a tradition in northern Virginia, was well attended by community members, elected officials and candidates alike. On the agenda were a combination of foreign and domestic policy concerns and our own Yalla Vote voter engagement project. Voice of America featured a nice report on the evening on their website.

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