Tag: Arab American Institute (AAI)
"What the AAI poll found was that Obama leads Romney, 52% to 28%, with 5% of Arab Americans supporting minor party candidates and 16% still undecided. This lead, while healthy, shows that the President still has a ways to go to duplicate the 67% to 28% lopsided margin he held over John McCain in 2008 among Arab American voters."
"Our hope, then, is that with the lessons learned from the mini-drama of the last week, we can move forward as a community to confront the challenges we face in defending civil rights and liberties, advancing immigration reform, and advocating for a more balanced American Middle East policy that is more responsive to the needs of the Arab World and its people."
"Because of growing alienation from politics in general, too few Americans vote or get involved in campaigns. In contrast, Arab Americans are voting in numbers higher than the national average and in many locales, are among the most organized and involved communities in political campaigns."