The Turkish American community witnessed the highest number of candidates running for public office in 2020 with 13 members of the community declaring their candidacy for federal, state, and local positions.
Senators who are currently serving and identify with Heritage Communities, excluding American minorities (African, Hispanic and Native Americans) and most Europeans: • Duckworth, Tammy D-IL (Chinese and Thai) • Durbin, Dick D-IL (Lithuanian) • Harris, Kamala D-CA (Indian and Jamaican) • Hirono, Mazie D-HI (Japanese) Members of the House of Representatives who are currently serving […]
Judge Halil Suleyman Ozerden currently serves as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. He was nominated to the position by President George W. Bush in 2006.
Hon. Ali Paksoy Judge Ali Paksoy serves as a district court judge for the 27B Judicial District of North Carolina, which presides over Cleveland and Lincoln countries. Judge Paksoy received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. from the University of Alabama. Tayfun Selen Tayfun Selen of […]
Turkish American Elected Officials Turkish American Appointed Officials
Updated on May 15, 2022 John Alpay John Alpay, a resident of San Clemente, served as Area 3 Trustee for the Capistrano Unified School District, the ninth largest school district in California from November 2010 until 2016. He previously served as a Parks & Recreation Commissioner for San Clemente, and on the Budget & Finance […]