On March 11, 2016 MD Alam backs out of his potential senate race and merged in to Missouri Secretary of State campaign.
MD Alam is the founder of Missouri Democratic Party Asian American Caucus (MDPAAC). MDPAAC has 11 county chapters in Missouri. Alam was the National Chairman of U.S. National Democratic Party Asian American Caucus (NDPAAC). Alam is part of North American Bangladeshi Association (NABAB) and the Democratic National Bangladeshi Caucus (DNBC). Alam is the chairman of American Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC). Alam was a 2012 candidate for Missouri Secretary of State. In 2010 Alam ran for Missouri House of Representative from house district 50. 2010 Alam was elected as the Democratic Committeeman of Jackson County.