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2020 Election Results

Posted on November 13, 2020 The Finale: 2020 Election Results for Candidates from the Turkish American Community We Have Four Winners! 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, Read More …

Turkish American Elected Officials

Updated on November 27, 2020 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 Read More …

Past Elected Officials with Ties to the Turkish American Community

Rep. Ilena Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida/27th District)Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s grandparents were born in Turkey. Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen serves in the U.S. House of Representatives and is a member of the Congressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans. ros-lehtinen.house.gov Del. Dan Morhaim (D-11th District/Baltimore County)Delegate Dan Morhaim’s grandfather, James Morhaim, was Read More …

Turkish Americans Meet with Superintendent-elect Tony Thurmond

On December 18, Burcu Tansu of Association of Turkish Americans of Southern California (ATASC), Maria Cakiraga, Treasurer of TC-California Political Action Committee, and Ahmet Atahan attended CA Superintendent-elect Tony Thurmond‘s celebration in Burbank, CA, representing the Turkish American community in Southern California.

Turkish Americans Hold Second Town Hall Meeting

On October 23, Turkish Americans in the Washington, D.C, Maryland, Virginia area held their second “town hall meeting.” The participants listened to briefings on the midterm elections and the mechanics of political fundraising by two guest speakers, Lindsay Angelholzer of ABC Consulting (Democrat) and Alice Perry of Gula Graham Read More …

Turkish Americans Hold Town Hall Meeting

On September 11, Turkish Americans in the Washington, D.C, Maryland, Virginia area held a “town hall meeting” and discussion with Lale M. Morrison, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings‘ (D-FL/20th) Chief of Staff, over delicious Turkish food and drinks at Kazan Restaurant in McLean, VA. TC USA PAC Treasurer G. Lincoln McCurdy Read More …