|Date of birth||25 May 1972|
|Faction represented in Knesset|
Shehadeh grew up in a Christian Arab family in Nazareth. He gained a BA in economic and international relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, an MA in political science from the University of Haifa, and a PhD in the same subject at the Hebrew University. He worked as a researcher at Mada al-Carmel and became a member of the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens.
In February 2019 he was elected leader of Balad. The party ran a joint list with the United Arab List for the April 2019 Knesset elections, with Shehadeh in second place. He was subsequently elected to the Knesset as the alliance won four seats.
- Israeli Arab Balad Party Picks New Election Slate After High-profile Resignations Haaretz, 2 February 2019
- Ra'am–Balad list CEC
- ההמנון הפלסטיני וברכות לבשארה וגטאס: יו"ר חדש לבל"ד Yedioth Ahronoth, 2 February 2019
- Mtanes Shehadeh on the Knesset website