United Kingdom

Democrats Abroad United Kingdom (DAUK) is the official country committee for U.S. Democrats living in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. We have many activities throughout the year, including speakeasies, film screenings, panel discussions, voter registration events, one of the largest Independence Day Picnics outside of the United States, and much more. 

If you are a U.K.-based American and would like to get involved, first join Democrats Abroad (it's free!) so you'll hear about all of our activities. 

We look forward to meeting you!

Inge Kjemtrup, Chair 
Democrats Abroad United Kingdom (DAUK)

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For all media inquiries, please contact press@democratsabroad.org.uk or +44 20 3514 1410

DAUK chapters and regions
Cambridge: camchair@democratsabroad.org.uk
Midlands: midlands@democratsabroad.org.uk
Oxford: oxford@democratsabroad.org.uk
Scotland: scotland@democratsabroad.org.uk
Yorkshire and the Humber: yorkshirehumber@democratsabroad.org.uk

DAUK groups
Book Club: bookclub@democratsabroad.org.uk
Film Committee: films@democratsabroad.org.uk
LGBT Group: lgbt@democratsabroad.org.uk
Voter Registration: gotv@democratsabroad.org.uk
Women's Caucus: womenscaucus@democratsabroad.org.uk and www.womenscaucus.co.uk
Young Professionals Network (YPN): youngdems@democratsabroad.org.uk

Volunteer with DAUK! volunteers@democratsabroad.org.uk

 

DA United Kingdom Leadership:

| DAUK Chair
| DAUK Vice Chair
| DAUK Secretary and DPCA Voting Representative
| DAUK Treasurer
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  • News

    DAUK elects new leaders


    Several hundred members convened Sunday 19 March to elect a new slate of officers to lead DAUK.  Those standing for the four officer positions addressed the group, followed by a vote via a show of hands.  The Executive Committee and Voting Representatives to the Democratic Party Committee Abroad were elected via ballot.  Others were elected to the Council by acclimation.

    Election results:  

    Executive Committee

    Bill Barnard

    Christa Bosch

    Elaine Capizzi

    Richelle David

    Eric Lee

    Robert Platt

    Karin Robinson

    Susan Schoenfeld Harrington

    Voting Representatives to the Democratic Party Committee Abroad 

    Kira Brenner

    Siera Burtrum

    Tasia Campbell

    Carol Grose

    Melissa Ocampo

    Bill Barnard

    Alan Cheilek

    Larry Sanders

    Joshua Van der Ploeg

    David Wenk

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    New State Committees Initiative Launched

    We may be an ocean away from the U.S.A, but there are still many ways we can get involved and make a political difference. DAUK invites you to join our new state committees project, which will focus on voter outreach and engagement on a state-by-state basis. 

    Space for our March 9 meeting for the first states, Virginia and New Jersey, is now full, but additional state committees will follow. 

    State committees will conduct research, manage voter outreach, plan events, and develop social media and communications plans. We are looking for leaders who want to make a difference and play a part in shaping the future of our nation. State committees are going to play a crucial role in getting out the vote in the midterm elections in 2018. Now is the time to get organized! If you would like to get involved, please email states@democratsabroad.org.uk.

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    Upcoming Events

    Tuesday, October 03, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    The King's Head in London, United Kingdom

    London Book Club

    The book has not yet been chosen. Watch this spce! You are welcome to arrive at 6:00pm for dinner, a drink and a discussion of current events, followed by the book discussion from 7-8:30pm. The Book Club is open to anyone interested in discussing our book-----you don't need to have the book read in order to attend. All you need is your open engaging attitude. A second Book Club is in the early planning stages; tentatively set to meet every third Saturday morning (9:30-noon) starting in late October. For more information, write bobgould23@gmail.com or bookclub@democratsabroad.org.uk Our meetings happen at The King's Head, nearest station is Green Park, 3 Stafford St., W1S-4RX, in the basement.

    Sunday, October 08, 2017 at 02:00 PM
    University Women's Club in London, United Kingdom

    DAUK Council - Meeting

    A meeting of the DAUK Council at which we’ll welcome our DPCA Regional Vice Chair, Will Bakker. An Agenda and EventBrite link will follow shortly, so keep an eye on your inbox.