The Amerian Middle East Voters Alliance is pleased to announce that our 10-person endorsement committee has selected the Honorable Jesse G. Reyes for Illinois Supreme Court. No jurist in Illinois has done more for diversity education and inclusion than Appellate Justice Reyes. In the past year he conducted a mock […]

AMVOTE– PAC ENDORSES HON. JESSE G. REYES FOR SUPREME COURT ...


AMVOTE-PAC is proud to announce Rouhy J. Shalabi as the recipient of this prestigous award from the Arab American Bar Association. This special award honors those who have made the law and legal profession more accessible to and reflective of the community at large. Shalabi founded Rouhy Shalabi & Associates in […]

Rouhy Shalabi Receives Vanguard Award


AMVOTE PAC Endorses the Following Candidates for the Upcoming Election   MAYORAL ENDORSEMENT Lori Lightfoot for Chicago Mayor On March 12, 2019, AMVOTE’S Executive Committee met with mayoral candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle. Although we found both candidates to be qualified to serve as Mayor of Chicago, AMVOTE endorses Lori Lightfoot […]

AMVOTE PAC 2019 ENDORSEMENTS



AMVOTE Enodorses Melissa Conyears-Ervin for City Treasurer     List of Aldermanic Endorsements NORTH/NORTHWEST 30th Ward:  Jessica Gutierrez  33rd Ward:  Deborah Mell (i)    39th Ward: Samantha Nugent 40th Ward:  Patrick O’Connor (i)  43rd Ward:  Michelle Smith (i)   SOUTH/SOUTHWEST 6th Ward:  Roderick Sawyer (i)  15th Ward: Rafael Yanez   SEE OUR ENDORSEMENT FOR […]

Chicago City Treasurer and Aldermanic Endorsements


AMVOTE PROUDLY ENDORSES THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL BOARD & TRUSTEE CANDIDATES SOUTHWEST Shadin Maali Moraine Valley Community College Board of Trustees Itedal Shalabi District 117 School Board (Hickory Hills/Palos Hills) Dave Shalabi Orland School District 135 Board Rahaf “Rae” Othman District 140 Kirby School Board (Tinley Park/Orland Township) Azmi Mohammad Green Hills […]

ENDORSED COMMUNITY CANDIDATES: School Board & Trustees


AMVOTE PAC Proudly Endorses Lori Lightfoot for Chicago Mayor   On March 12, 2019, AMVOTE’S Executive Committee met with mayoral candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle. Although we found both candidates to be qualified to serve as Mayor of Chicago, AMVOTE endorses Lori Lightfoot for our next Mayor. We appreciate President Preckwinkle’s […]

Mayoral Endorsement



Through the Judge William Haddad’s work with the JB Pritzker’s Transition Committee, along  with recommendations from the AMVOTE PAC team, we are proud to announce Omer Osman appointment of Director of Transportation by the Governor.   Gov. Pritzker Appoints 29-Year IDOT Veteran Omer Osman to Lead Department Building on a strong team […]

AMVOTE’S RECOMMENDATION TO GOVERNOR APPOINTED TO HEAD DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed an executive order his office says will help protect immigrants and refugees in Illinois. Pritzker signed the order Thursday morning at a social services agency in Aurora. Under the order the Illinois Department of Human Services would expand access to welcoming centers in the state […]

Pritzker signs executive order supporting immigrants and refugees


In partnership with the Arab American Bar Association and the Decalogue Society of Lawyers, The Chicago Bar Association hosted a panel discussion exploring “Hate Speech, Hate Crime and Freedom of Speech” on Thursday December 20, 2018  from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the CBA, 321 S. Plymouth Court. The event […]

Judge Haddad Presents at Chicago Bar Association Seminar