MD Rabbi Alam
|MD Rabbi Alam|
|Running for U.S. Senate, Missouri|
|General election||November 8, 2016|
|Secretary of State of Missouri, Former Candidate|
|Years of service||2000-2005|
|Date of birth||November 30, 1971|
|Place of birth||Khulna, Bangladesh|
|Profession||IT Professional & Radio Talk-Show Host|
MD Rabbi Alam (born November 30, 1971 in Khulna, Bangladesh) is an American politician and former 2012 candidate for Missouri Secretary of State. He was defeated in the primary election by State Rep. Jason Kander. He was also a 2010 Democratic candidate for District 50 of the Missouri House of Representatives.
On May 16, 2015 Alam officially announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate race. Alam is challenging incumbent Roy Blunt in the 2016 U.S. Senate election in Missouri, however, Alam will face Jason Kander in the Democratic Primary since Kander announced for Senate race.
Alam is part of the North American Bangladeshi Association for Bangladesh (NABAB) and is the Chairman for the US National Democratic Party Asian-American Caucus. Alam is also the founder of the American Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC), and currently hosts the AMPAC Radio Community Talk-Show with Co-host Kevin Barrett.
- B.S. Biology, National University
- B.A. Political Science, National University
- M.S. (MIS) - Management Information System, University of Phoenix
- M.A. Mathematics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
- High School Mathematics Teacher Certification - University of Missouri-Kansas City
- J.D. Western Michigan University - Cooley School of Law (In progress)
In 2007, Alam founded the Missouri Democratic Party Asian American Caucus (MDPAAC), which now includes 11 county chapters. In 2009, he became the National Chairman of US National Democratic Party Asian American Caucus, and was the chair of the first convention of the National Democratic Party Asian American Caucus in 2011. He served as the Democratic Party Committeeman of the 26th ward, after running unopposed in 2010. His term as committeeman expired in 2012.
Million Muslim March
Alam assisted in organizing the Million Muslim March on September 11, 2013 with the American Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC), an organization he founded. The event changed its name to the Million American March Against Fear, after concerns that the original name was too controversial. The event had approximately 25 attendees, and attracted nearly the same number of protestors. The march included prayers, speeches and a moment of silence to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
On August 13, 2012 Alam's campaign office published his potential bid for U.S. Senate in 2016.
On May 16, 2015 Alam officially announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate race.
Alam was defeated by Jason Kander in the Democratic primary election for secretary of state on August 7, 2012.
- Alam received approximately 13% of the vote.
|Missouri Secretary of State Democratic Primary, 2012|
|MD Rabbi Alam||13.1%||37,390|
|Election Results via Missouri Secretary of State.|
In July 2012, Alam made national headlines for his controversial questioning of the 9/11 commission reports, specifically regarding the number of Jews killed in the attacks. His comments were reported as being "antisemitic" and provoked a response from the Obama Presidential campaign, which employed Alam in 2008.
- Secretary of State of Missouri
- Current Missouri Secretary of State
- Missouri secretary of state election, 2012
- MD Alam 2016 Senate Campaign Website
- Alam's Twitter Page
- MD Rabbi Alam personal Website
- Political Re-form Movement
- MD Alam: Obama Campaign Manager in 2008
- Million American March Against Fear on 9/11/13
- Alam sent Political Re-form guide lines to Bangladesh
- American Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC)
- Washington Free Beacon Reported Alam as Secretary of Truth
- Truther PAC: by Washington Free Beacon
- Alam announced a bid for United States Senate race 2016
- Youtube Video MD Alam's Candidacy Announcement for U.S. Senate race from Missouri on May 16, 2015
Alam's Radio Show Links
- Radio Bangla USA
- AMPAC Radio
- Radio Special Political Talk-Show
- MD rabbi Alam - Founder: Bangla TV USA
- MD Rabbi Alam - Founder: AMPAC Radio
- "Ajker Desh -O- Agamir Projonmo"
- "Today's Nation & Future Generation"
- A special message to Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh
- Questions on War Crime Tribunal of Bangladesh
- AP Election Results-Campaign 2012, "Missouri-Summary Vote Results," August 7, 2012
- Alam4Senate, "Home," accessed May 18, 2015
- AMPAC Radion, accessed August 21, 2013
- Alam 4 Senate, "About," accessed May 19, 2015
- MDPAAC, Executive committee, accessed August 21, 2013
- NBC Washington, "Million Muslim March" Attendees Confronted by Christian Protesters on National Mall, September 12, 2013
- Kansas City Star, "MD Alam: Top 10 Missouri Democrats place bid for 2016 Senate race," August 13, 2012
- CBS St. Louis, ""Missouri Democrat believes not a single Jew was killed on 9/11," accessed March 11, 2013
- St. Louis Post Dispatch, Missouri Democrat makes headlines questioning 9/11," July 10, 2012
- The Cutting Edge, "Vocal Antisemite and former Obama Local Campaign Manager Seeks Missouri State Office," July 12, 2012
- MD for Missouri, "About MD Alam," accessed March 26, 2012
- Missouri Secretary of State "2010 Primary Results"