Posts Tagged “voters”

AAI President Jim Zogby offers compelling reason to support Joe Biden

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AAI President Jim Zogby offers compelling reason to support Joe Biden

AAI President Jim Zogby offers compelling reason to support Joe Biden Arab American Institute founder and president Jim Zogby offered the most compelling argument why American Arabs should support Joe Biden for President over President Donald Trump during an appearance on The Ray Hanania Show on WNZK AM 690 live radio on the US Arab…

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Emgage Michigan to host conference on political empowerment

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Emgage Michigan to host conference on political empowerment

Emgage Michigan to host conference on political empowerment Join Emgage Michigan, our allies and speakers: Keynote Fayrouz Saad, Brian Mosallam, Linda Sarsour, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, Imam Mika’il Stewart Saadiq, State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud, and Candidate Abraham Aiyash on September 20th, in our Annual (Virtual) Gala Sunday Sept. 20, 2020. We will be…

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Ilhan Omar faces challenge from Arab Muslim woman

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Ilhan Omar faces challenge from Arab Muslim woman

Ilhan Omar faces challenge from Arab Muslim woman A crowded race is brewing in the 5th Congressional District in Minnesota that will be interesting to watch. First term incumbent Democrat Ilhan Omar has four challengers in the Democratic primary and there are six Republicans in the GOP primary. One of the Republicans is an Arab…

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Ahmad Zahra commemorates achievements of first year in office

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Ahmad Zahra commemorates achievements of first year in office

Ahmad Zahra commemorates achievements of first year in office Ahmad Zahra commemorates the achievements of his first year in office on the Fullerton, California City Council. An Arab American, Zahra is praised as a conscientious and dedicated public servant This month marks my first year on council, and it’s been an honor to serve my beloved community. Although Fullerton…

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker sat down with The Future News Newspaper (Al Mustaqbal) which is the largest Arabic and English bi-lingual newspaper in Illinois to discuss issues he hopes to address if he wins the Nov. 6, 2018 election for governor. The interview was conducted by Future News…

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Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates

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Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates

Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates Dozens of Democratic candidates running in the November 6, 2018 General election will be showcased at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, October 21 hosted by The Arab American Democratic Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Illinois House Speaker Michael J….

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Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to congress

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Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to congress

Ilhan Omar thanks voters for electing her to Congress Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar thanks voters and Arab and Muslim community for helping her win Democratic Primary in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. Omar could be the most popular Muslim Arab woman in Congress. Omar will be sworn into office in January 2019 along with Rashida…

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Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary

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Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary

Somali Arab American Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Congressional primary Ilhan Omar, a 36-year-old Somali refugee who immigrated as a teenager to America, won Minnesota’s Democratic primary election contest among five other candidates to succeed Congressman Keith Ellison. Ellison, who is also Muslim American, retired in the face of domestic abuse allegations. Despite the allegations, Ellison…

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Tlaib primary builds Palestinian presence in Congress

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Tlaib primary builds Palestinian presence in Congress

Tlaib primary builds Palestinian presence in Congress Although there is much focus on the fact that Rashida Tlaib is Muslim, and is touted as the “first Muslim woman” to be elected to Congress this November, her Arab heritage is of much more significance. As a Palestinian Arab, Tlaib could find herself in an unusual caucus…

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Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support

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Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support

Sam Jammal thanks voters for their support Sam Jammal thanks his supporters following the primary election in the 39th Congressional District in California on Tuesday June 5, 2018. Jammal did not win but he ran an amazing candidacy and campaign that received much support from across the country Dear Friend, Thank you everyone for your…

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Election day in California for two Arab congressional candidates

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Election day in California for two Arab congressional candidates

Election day in California for two Arab congressional candidates Two Arab Americans are vying for nominations for Congress today in California, Sam Jammal in the 39th Congressional District and Palestinian American Ammar Campa-Najjar, who is running for Congress in the 50th District which includes San Diego. Congressman Darrell Issa, whose father is Maronite Lebanese, announced he will retire after…

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Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

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Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey

Arab American elected mayor of Paterson, New Jersey Paterson New Jersey elected its first Arab mayor Tuesday. The city has a visible Arab American community which is only a small segment of the city’s population and is predominantly Hispanic and African American. But newly elected Arab American mayor Andre Sayegh succeeded in winning a plurality…

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