The American Middle East Voters Alliance is excited to announce that today we learned that our Chairman, Judge William Haddad (Ret), was appointed to the New Pritzker Transition Committee on “Equality, Equity and Opportunity.” In addition to this, Judge Haddad will be working with Pritzker’s Public Policy team in hopes […]

JUDGE HADDAD ADDED TO JB PRITZKER’S NEW TRANSITION COMMITTEE ON ...


AMVOTE is proud to endorse Susana Mendoza for Illinois Comptroller. Susana A. Mendoza was elected Illinois Comptroller on November 8, 2016. She is the first Hispanic independently elected to statewide office in Illinois.Before City Clerk, Susana Mendoza proudly served six terms as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of […]

2018 Endorsements: Susana Mendoza for Illinois Comptroller


AMVOTE is proud to endorse Kwame Raoul for Attorney General. Kwame is a leading voice in the fight for equal rights, protecting children from sexual predators, criminal justice reform, and a woman’s right to choose. As Attorney General, he’ll step up to be our last line of defense against federal attacks on […]

2018 Endorsements: Kwame Raoul for Attorney General



AMVOTE is proud to endorse Irfan Ibrahim for DuPage County Forest Preserve Commissioner of District 3. A Ibrahim is challenging a 10-year-incumbent for her seat on the DuPage County Forest Preserve District Board. He believes board members should have term limits and cuts in pay. Be sure to cast your vote this […]

2018 Endorsements: Irfan Ibrahim for DuPage County Forest Preserve Commissioner


AMVOTE is proud to endorse Judge Sam Betar. Betar has served as a judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County since May 1998, initially as an Associate Judge.  In July 2017 the Illinois Supreme Court appointed him to the position of Circuit Judge. He has worked in the First Municipal […]

2018 Endorsement: Judge Sam Betar


AMVOTE is proud to endorse JB Pritzker for Governor of Illinois, and Juliana Stratton for Lt. Governor. Be sure to cast your vote this election! Early voting is underway and Election Day is on November 6. SEE AMVOTE’s BALLOT    

2018 Endorsements: Governor & Lt. Governor



In Brazil, elections are underway between two presidential candidates with very different visions for the regional powerhouse and fifth largest country in the world. On October 28, Brazilians will head to the polls to vote in a run-off between Jair Bolsonaro of the national-conservative Social Liberal Party and Fernando Haddad […]

Fernando Haddad of Lebanese Heritage, Runs for President of Brazil


Minnesota state Rep. Ilhan Omar won the Democratic primary on Tuesday for the state’s 5th Congressional District, putting her on a path to make history. Omar defeated four other Democratic candidates in a crowded race to fill the seat that opened up when Rep. Keith Ellison (D) announced his bid to become […]

Ilhan Omar Wins Democratic Primary For Congress In Minnesota


Back in February of 2018, Rashida Tlaib, daughter of Palestinian immigrant parents, a native of Detroit, Michigan, announced her campaign in running for Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. As of this morning, the results are in, and Tlaib has successfully won the election, making her set to become not only the […]

Arab American Rashida Tlaib Wins Historic Victory in Michigan Primary ...



The Arab American Bar Association of Illinois held its annual meeting July 18 at the Athena Restaurant in Chicago’s Greektown neighborhood. Pictured delivering remarks to the group is one of AABAR’s founders, former Cook County circuit judge William J. Haddad, now a neutral with ADR Systems of America. Haddad was […]

Judge William J. Haddad Delivers Remarks at the AABAR Annual ...