Philippines GOTV Coordinator

Brian Borlongan has been a member of Democrats Abroad since 2019. He is currently busy dealing with matters relating to college. His primary issues are education, housing, the economy, and single-payer healthcare.

  • published US Embassy Manila Overseas Voter Assistance in News 2020-10-09 10:04:25 -0400

    US Embassy Manila Overseas Voter Assistance

    We are proud to report that the US Embassy in Manila is conducting voter assistance events for the entire month of October starting October 14! The embassy will help you with the printing of FWAB ballots and the mailing of completed ballots back to the US. Registration is required, and the events are on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, you can check out this link.

  • published DAPH September 27 General Meeting in News 2020-09-18 03:41:04 -0400

    DAPH September 27 General Meeting

    Our next general meeting will take place on Sunday September 27 at 2:30PM PHT via Zoom. Anyone who is interested can contact the chair, Lisa Pagkalinawan, by email at Also, the minutes for the August 30 General Meeting can be found here. We hope to see you soon!

  • DA Philippines August 16 General Meeting Agenda

    Democrats Abroad Philippines

    Sunday August 16 from 2:30-3:30 pm

    Online via Zoom

    * * *

    1. Welcome and confirmation of a quorum
    2. Introductions
    3. Minutes from the Annual General Meeting on January 18, 2020 (link)
      1. Approval
      2. Business arising
        1. Omar volunteered to reach out to Rappler for ad posting
        2. Bing volunteered to reach out to AmCham
        3. Jay volunteered to make an announcement during a Rotary meeting
        4. Portable Medicare – Omar and Jay - reach out Eric Lachica and Loida Lewis
        5. Jay volunteered to reach out to the embassy and request them to host an event to help raise awareness about the upcoming election
        6. Lisa volunteered to ask the US Embassy about help needed by Americans detained in the Bicutan Immigration Detention Facility
        7. Lisa to follow up with Jay if he is interested to organize a Quezon City ward.
        8. Send a cleaned up version of the by-laws to Democrats Abroad International and post on DAPh website.
    4. Highlights of the past seven months
      1. 2nd Progressive Drinking event held February 18th
      2. Global Presidential Primary
      3. Database cleanup
      4. Calling campaign
      5. Asia Pacific virtual pub quiz
      6. Mailing voting materials through the embassy
      7. Zoom Drop-In Sundays
      9. Facebook paid ads and boosts ($300 grant)
      10. Thanks to Nancy for posting daily on our Facebook page and tweeting!
      11. Thanks to Brian for doing the following singlehandedly – we need more people!
        1. Database updates
        2. Website posts
        3. Emails to members
    5. Membership Management Committee – any updates?
    6. Get Out the Vote
      1. Urge all US citizens you know to register ASAP (training video is available here)
      2. Join calling campaign for swing states
      3. Sign up as a Voting Champion here
      4. Sign up at
      5. Volunteer for Zoom Drop-In Sundays
      6. Reach out to groups/organizations you know, join FB groups and share info
      7. Donate $20.20 and get a chance to win prizes here
      8. Donate to support phonebanking here (choose phonebanking under purpose, it closes August 20)
      9. Volunteer to create a DAPH Instagram account and post updates
      10. Volunteer to contact DAPH members who vote in swing states that require registration forms to be mailed
    7. Upcoming
      1. August 22 – Screening of Capturing the Flag movie (trailer available here) Saturday from 9 to 10:45 am (have to RSVP, donations optional and appreciated, details to follow)
      2. August 28 – Reading of Dr. King’s “I have a dream” speech – Friday (57th anniversary)
      3. September 19 – Ballot release day
      4. September 22 – Ballot return day (recommended)
      5. October 1 – If you haven’t received your ballot, submit a write in ballot (FWAB) (ballots mailed after this date may not reach your election official in time)
    8. Other business
    9. Date of next meeting

  • published Get out the vote! in News 2020-08-09 05:05:30 -0400

    Get out the vote!

    Sign up as a Voting Champion at - it just takes a few minutes and is an excellent way to encourage your friends, family and other contacts to register and vote. There are around 350,000 to 400,000 US citizens living in the Philippines. If each one of us reaches out to three contacts, and they reach out to three contacts, we can reach them all in 11 to 12 iterations.

  • wants to volunteer 2019-03-08 01:13:49 -0500


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