Who We Are

Democrats Abroad is the official Democratic Party arm for the millions of Americans living outside the United States. We strive to provide Americans abroad a Democratic voice in our government and elect Democratic candidates by mobilizing the overseas vote.

Democrats Abroad has 44 country committees throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. These country committees keep Americans abroad informed of their rights and help them participate in the U.S. political process. Our members live in more than 190 countries around the globe and vote in every state and Congressional district in the U.S.

Democrats Abroad is recognized as a "state" party by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and is represented on the DNC by eight voting members, as well as at the quadrennial Democratic National Convention.

Our online voter registration tool - votefromabroad.org - makes it easy to request a ballot and vote absentee from any place on the planet.

Get Involved

Want to make your voice heard? If you haven't yet, join Democrats Abroad. Then sign up to volunteer and phonebank to help Americans abroad exercise their right to vote this year!

Questions or ideas? We'd love to hear from you through our online chat. We're all stronger together.

  • News

    Joe Biden Reaches Out to Americans Abroad

    Thank you, Joe Biden, for your letter to all Americans residing abroad. As you note, this is the most important election of our lifetime. Our votes matter and our voices matter. We believe this deeply, and Democrats Abroad is working tirelessly to make sure every voter abroad has the opportunity to successfully cast their ballot. We are also working to make sure that our voices are heard.  Towards that goal, we appreciate that senior staff of the Biden campaign have sat down with our policy teams and discussed with us many of the specific issues and concerns that Americans abroad face.  We appreciate your commitment to ensuring an agile and well functioning State Department able to serve Americans abroad. We appreciate your understanding of our need for consular, visa, immigration, and adoption services to support our families. And we appreciate that you understand the need to seriously review taxation laws which create financial barriers and complexities unique to Americans abroad. Our policy teams are ready to work with your administration to build concrete next steps that will alleviate the issues we all face.  But before we begin that work, we will first deliver an all-time-high number of votes from abroad in November, and help elect the Biden/Harris ticket and as many Democrats as possible, up and down the ballot, and across the country.  Letter from Joe Biden to Americans Abroad
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    DA Responds to Trump's Threat to Disregard Election Results

    Statement from Julia Bryan, Global Chair of Democrats Abroad:  Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transition of power and respect the results of the general election must not be ignored.  This is a moment which transcends party or politics. We call on every member of Congress - Republican, Democrat and Independent- to speak up NOW and reject his comment.  We ask that these democratically elected leaders state clearly that they continue to support the United States electoral system. And that these leaders pledge to uphold the state certified results of the ballots cast by US citizens.  
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  • From the Calendar

    Friday, October 23, 2020 at 09:00 AM Abu Dhabi Time · 100.00 د.إ AED · 21 rsvps
    Emirates Golf Course - Spike Restaurant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates


    We would like to invite you to join Democrats Abroad UAE to watch the Presidential Debate Replay.

    Event Details

    Date: Friday, October 23, 2020

    Time: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Location: Emirates Golf Course - Spike Restaurant

    Google maps link: Emirates Golf Course - Spike Restaurant


    Cost per person: AED 100

    Enjoy coffee & full breakfast, and meet fellow Dems in a fun and socially distanced space!

    Please RSVP for the event page using the link at the bottom of the page.

    We hope you can join us!

    Friday, October 23, 2020 at 07:00 PM Seoul Time
    WeWork Yeoksam Station in Seoul, South Korea

    Drinking and Debating: Thoughts on the Final Presidential Debate

    It's time for the last Presidential debate! We're ready to talk about it, and process it. After the last couple of debates, we definitely need something to drink and therapy. Whether it's sorting out mixed feelings, getting out some rage, or gushing over a high point we'll be here to talk about it. DAROK invites you to join our upcoming online discussion that will provide space for everyone to talk and process. We'll have some people give their opinions and we want to hear yours too! RSVP for the link!