DEARBORN - The Arab American Political Action Committee (AAPAC) resumed its endorsement interviews. They interviewed the two Dearborn mayoral candidates for three hours split equally, incumbent Mayor Jack O’Reilly and challenger Tom Tafelski. AAPAC members questioned the candidates on jobs, safety, diversity, developments and listened to their plans for the next four years. AAPAC will issue an endorsements in this race and other races very soon. A candidate must obtain the support of two third of AAPAC members in good standing in order for them to be endorsed.Type your paragraph here.

Dearborn's 19th District Court Judge
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Abdullah Hammoud​ (D)

for 15th District state representative

General elections 2016

DEARBORN — The Arab American Political Action Committee (AAPAC) has selected its endorsements in two key local races for the primary election, which will take place on Tuesday, August 2.
Formed in 1998, AAPAC's membership consists of a diverse group of Arab American professionals who work to organize and encourage the political activities of Arab Americans.
They lobby on behalf of Arab American political causes that may be of concern to the community and bring these issues to the attention of the candidates, before deciding on appropriate endorsements.
Over the last several weeks, AAPAC has been conducting a series of endorsement interviews with candidates for various offices. 
The organization only interviews candidates who submit a written request asking for an endorsement. Candidates must obtain two-thirds of the votes by members who are in good standing with the organization, according to its by-laws.
On Wednesday evening, the organization held a meeting at The AANews office to vote on endorsements. The members discussed and debated the merits of the various candidates and their positions before casting their votes. Continue reading ...

AAPAC announces endorsements for key municipal races in Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Hamtramick and Detroit
AAPAC honors former congressman John Dingell.

Elections 2017: Dearborn Mayoral Interviews

20th Annual Dinner

DEARBORN – It was an unfavorable outcome for some new candidates in Dearborn and neighboring cities' primary elections, but some might have another shot at making it into office on Nov. 7.
After a passionate debate on Tuesday, Oct. 17, The Arab American Political Action Committee (AAPAC) endorsed candidates in the general elections for Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Hamtramck and Detroit. Its members sought to give young and new candidates an opportunity to bring about change and to bring Arab American issues to the table in city government.

GENERAL ELECTIONS -2017

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AAPAC will issue more endorsements for other races in the coming days.

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The Arab American Political Action Committee (AAPAC) has selected its endorsements in two key local races for the primary election, which will take place on Tuesday, August 2.

Primary elections 2016

Paul Sophiea​ (R)

for 15th District state representative

Attorney Abbie Bazzi

for Dearborn's 19th District Court Judge

AAPAC members interview a state rep. candidate, May 25.

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DEARBORN — The Arab American Political Action Committee has announced its endorsements in the Nov. 8 general election.
During a meeting with members on Wednesday, September 28, endorsements across numerous races were selected by the voting member body, following months of interviews and background checks on the candidates. 
Formed in 1998, AAPAC's membership consists of a diverse group of Arab American professionals who work to organize and encourage the political activities of Arab Americans. They lobby on behalf of Arab American political causes that may be of concern to the community and bring these issues to the attention of the candidates, before deciding on appropriate endorsements.

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AAPAC endorsements for November 8, 2016 general elections

U. S. President
Hillary Clinton (D)


Congress 
Debbie Dingell – (D-Dearborn)

State Rep.
Abdullah Hammoud - (D) District 15 
Rosemary Robinson - (D) District 4

Dearborn School Board 
Fadwa Hammoud

- 6-year term (2 open seats)
Jim Thorpe

- 2-year term (one open seat)

Crestwood School Board
Nadia Berry 

36th District Court judge
Kenyetta Stanford Jones 
Coral M. Watt  (partial term)


A group photo of honorees and AAPAC officials, 10.29.2015

AAPAC members interview a state rep. candidate, May 25.

Canton
Dr. Syed Taj (D)

– Canton Township supervisor 
Annemarie Hudak (D)

– Canton Township trustee

State Board of Education

(2 open seats)
Ismael Ahmed (D)
John Austin (D)

Wayne County Prosecutor
Kym Worthy (D)

Proposals
Regional Transit Authority

- Vote yes
Wayne County School millage

- Vote yes

Wayne County Third Circuit Court judge
Brian L. Morrow 
Melissa Anne Cox
Matthew Evans 
Regina Thomas 

Michigan Court of Appeals
Judge Kurtis T. Wilder 
Judge Cynthia Diane Stephens


Treasurer
Eric Sabree – (D) Wayne County 
Andy Meisner – (D) Oakland County 

Wayne County Commissioner 
Gary Woronchak – (D) District 13 

Wayne County Register of Deeds office
Bernard J. Youngblood (D)



AAPAC honors former congressman John Dingell. October 24, 2014