Morshed Alam is a Bangladeshi-American. Morshed has been serving as the Commissioner of Voter Assistance Commission of New York City since 2002. He was elected twice to Community School Board in New York City and became the first South Asian to win a public office in the New York City.
In 1996 Morshed Alam founded the New Americans Democratic Club for the purpose of integrating new American citizens into the civic and political life of Queens. Morshed's philosophy is to help integrate new Americans to their new homeland so they can become better citizens and better neighbors.
In an interview with Voice of America’s Bangla Service, Morshed Alam speaks about the US Presidential election and the Democratic National Committee’s Rules Committee’s decision’s on seating the Florida and Michigan delegations at the convention.