NIAC Action PAC Updates

Latest Updates and Press Releases

April 21, 2021

NIAC Action announces our newest endorsement: Leila Amirhamzeh! Leila is running for Hackensack, NJ City Council on May 11th, 2021 and we could not be more excited to support this progressive champion. Leila just finished an elected term on the Hackensack, NJ Board of Education and currently works at New Jersey Citizen Action, a statewide […]

April 15, 2021

NIAC Action congratulates Aida Ashouri for winning her election to Los Feliz Neighborhood Council, District C in Los Angeles, CA!  Neighborhood Councils in Los Angeles play a pivotal role in making sure that the hugely populous area is attune to the diverse needs of the city.  Each Neighborhood Council serves roughly 40,000 people. Leila has […]

March 23, 2021

NIAC Action is excited to announce our latest endorsed candidate: Aida Ashouri!  Aida, an Iranian American and first-time candidate, is no stranger to serving her community. She’s spent a lifetime volunteering to support those in need, especially for those without the resources to advocate for themselves. That’s why NIAC Action is proud to endorse Aida’s […]

March 10, 2021

NIAC Action endorsee Yassamin Ansari won her election to Phoenix City Council on Wednesday, taking over 58% of the vote during the March 9th run-off election. With this win, Yassamin became the first ever Iranian-American elected to public office in the state of Arizona. NIAC Action and our members proudly supported Yassamin throughout her race […]

February 10, 2021

Four Iranian-American candidates endorsed by NIAC Action won their races to serve as delegates to the California Democratic Party. This means that our community has earned a seat at the leadership table of the largest state Democratic Party organization in the country! Congratulations to Mana Shooshtari (Assembly District 13), Iman Novin (Assembly District 16), Nima […]

January 7, 2021

  Did you know that you get to vote for who represents you in the California State Democratic Party? Every two years, you get the opportunity to elect seven self-identified female and seven other than self-identified female delegates to represent your Assembly District to the party (also known as ADEM). Even just 100 votes can […]

November 10, 2020

This election cycle, NIAC Action and the Iranian-American community showed up with an unprecedented level of civic strength. From raising hundreds-of-thousands of dollars for our endorsees, to supporting the largest slate of Iranian-American candidates ever, to contacting nearly 70,000 voters as part of the largest Iranian-American voter turnout initiative in history, our community showed up and turned out.

August 17, 2020

Our members have spoken: by a margin of 85%, NIAC Action members have voted to endorse Joe Biden for President! Now it’s time to roll up our sleeves and get to work. We have never endorsed in a presidential election before, instead focusing our efforts on Congressional races and Iranian-American candidates. But this year, the […]

August 10, 2020

2020 is going to be one of the most important elections of our lifetimes. That’s why NIAC Action is gearing up to launch the largest Iranian-American voter outreach campaign in history. We’ve already endorsed numerous allies and champions of our community in Congressional and local races, but we have one big question left to answer before we launch our 2020 Beshkan the Vote election work next week: Should NIAC Action endorse Joe Biden to become the next President of the United States?

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