IADO Is a Federal PAC! This enables us to support candidates for Federal office such as candidates for the US House of Representatives and US Senate. BY applying for Federal PAC status we can help candidates who support Indian Americans win elections. We can hold events to make our representatives to listen to our needs and represent us more fuly. This allows us to raise funds, hold events and spend funds in support of such candidates.
Raja Krishnamoorthi was a memebr of our board and rose to become Illinois' state"s assistant controller under Alexei Gianoulias. In 2010 when Alxei Gianoulias left the position of State Treasurer to run for the office of US Senator from the state of Illinois, he and other Demcrats including IADO encourged him to run for the office of State Treasurer. Raja ran an awesome race and almost won the Democratoc Primary. But he loast be a mere few thousand votes due to lack of name recognition.