Switzerland

Arosa, Graubünden, Switzerland
Mountain in Arosa, Graubünden, Switzerland by W. Bulach licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

Democrats Abroad Switzerland is the official country committee for U.S. Democrats living in Switzerland.

We strive to help Americans connect with fellow citizens living across the 26 Cantons of the Swiss Federation and remain active in U.S. politics. Living in a unique nation of expats in which resident foreigners comprise 23% of the population, Democrats Abroad provides a vital social and political link for American citizens staying for a short period as well as those here for the long-term.

Our mission is to deliver critical votes for Democrats in U.S. Federal elections, as well as serving as unofficial U.S. ambassadors, communicating global perspectives to Washington D.C. and our hometowns and Swiss communities.

Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events – we have events planned throughout the year and encourage anyone interested in participating to get in touch.

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DA Switzerland Leadership:

| Chair of DA Switzerland
| Vice-chair, Switzerland
| Secretary, Switzerland
| Treasurer of DA Switzerland
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  • News

    Florida State Senate Special Election -- September 26, 2017

    If you vote in Florida's State Senate District 40. the Southwest Miami-Dade area, now is the time to register to vote and to request your ballot for the September 26 Special Election. This is a rare opportunity for Democrats in Florida to add to to their seats in the Florida State Senate. Republicans are counting on low voter turnout to continue their control of Florida’s government. Let’s turn out the vote to send Democrat Annette Taddeo to Tallahassee! Go to votefromabroad.org and follow the prompts to fill in the form, then print it and sign it. MAIL your form to your Local Election Official -- it must be RECEIVED by your Local Election Official in Florida by Monday, August 28. Already Registered But Need to Request a Ballot? Just go to votefromabroad.org and follow the prompts to fill in the form, then print it and sign it. You can send it in by EMAIL, FAX or MAIL, but it must be RECEIVED by your Local Election Official in Florida by Wednesday, September 20 at 5pm EDT. Send in you form NOW to avoid unexpected delays or voting problems.
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    Alabama Special Election -- December 12, 2017

    The State of Alabama will conduct a Special Primary Election on August 15, 2017 for the office of U.S. Senator to replace Jeff Sessions (R). The Special General Election will be held on December 12, 2017. This special election concerns all Alabama voters.

    If you are an Alabama voter, register and request an absentee ballot today at www.VoteFromAbroad.org or by clicking the VOTE link in the navigation above. Vote From Abroad helps you prepare the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA), the registration and ballot request form accepted by all States and territories. Complete, sign and send the FPCA to your election office in order to receive a ballots to vote in all upcoming elections this year. You must mail your signed FPCA to your election official.

    REMEMBER: You must  1. COMPLETE, 2. SIGN, and 3. MAIL the FPCA to your local election office.

     

    Be sure you will receive a ballot to vote

    To vote in the August 15 primary election, if you are not currently registered, your FPCA needs to be received by July 31; if you are currently registered, your FPCA ballot request must be received by August 10. Ballots will be sent beginning June 30 for those who have requested them.

    Please do not assume you will receive the ballot to vote in this special election, even if you just voted in the November 2016 General Election. Detailed instructions and county contact information is available at www.fvap.gov/alabama.

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    Upcoming Events

    Tuesday, October 03, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    Paddy Reilly's Basel in Basel, Switzerland

    Basel Monthly "First Tuesday" Business Meeting

    Please join DACH Basel members for our monthly business meeting at Paddy Reilly's pub in Basel. Come at 6 for drinks, food and conversation. The business meeting starts at 7. Everyone is welcome, with or without an RSVP!

    Can't make it this month? We have business meetings regularly, normally on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Or, if you can't make our regular meetings but still want to help, please get in touch with Basel Chapter Chair, Kelli Brouillet, at basel@democrats.ch!

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    Private residence in Geneva, Switzerland

    Geneva Book Talk: "What Happened" and "Guide to Political Revolution"

    Democrats Abroad in Geneva invite you to the first of a series of book talks to reflect on the run-up to the 2018 mid-term elections and consider options for collective action. We'll take a look back with Hillary Clinton's "What Happened" and look forward with Bernie Sanders' "Guide to Political Revolution." Space is limited, so sign up quickly!

    When: Tuesday, October 17 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Where: A private residence in Geneva, Switzerland

    RSVP to mrpitotti@hotmail.com for venue details.