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Arab American Democratic Action Fund Announces 2022 Candidate Endorsements


Representing Seven States, These Candidates Show Commitment to Strengthening Common Goals Between the Arab American Community and the Democratic Party



November 7th, 2022


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Arab American Democratic Action Fund (AADAF) today announced the endorsement of 9 candidates in the 2022 midterm election. The candidates listed below represent the principles and mission of the organization and are working to combat civil injustice, advocate for human rights as well as create pathways for the integration of Arab Americans into the American political system. These accomplished candidates have shown their commitment to strengthening the efforts of the Arab American community in the Democratic Party and will continue to do so in office.


“Arab Americans have been an integral part of communities across the United States for years," said Naseem Haffar, AADAF Board President. "It remains critical that our voices in Congress reflect that and inspire democracy at its core. Our endorsed candidates are a true reflection of inclusion in the political system and have committed to working hand in hand to continue to bolster the Arab American community."

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2022 Endorsements

Ayanna Pressley (MA-07)

Betty McCollum (MN-04)

Cori Bush (MO-01)

Debbie Dingell (MI-12)

Jamal Bowman (NY-16)

Joaquin Castro (TX-20)

Summer Lee (PA-12)

Mark Pocan (WI-02)

Rashida Tlaib (MI-13)


The Arab American Democratic Action Fund was founded in 2017 as the first-ever political action committee that seeks to mutually strengthen the partnership between the Democratic Party and the Arab American community. AADAF supports an agenda that is inclusive in safeguarding the civil rights of all Americans and the human rights of all peoples of the world including equality, social justice, freedom and peace regardless of race, religion, age, national origin or gender identity.


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