Across the Globe

From our lives abroad, we bring an intent sense of purpose and a unique perspective to the U.S. political scene.


9 Million

Americans live abroad, many eligible to vote.


Countries with Democrats Abroad members


Active country committees


Most Democrats Abroad events are currently happening online and can be joined from anywhere in the world.

November 28, 2023 - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Online, RSVP for Zoom Link

Voter Assistance Training - Ballot Receipt & Return

Ballot Receipt & Return Training Tuesday, November 28 at 12pm Eastern Time9am Pacific6pm Berlin (You...
November 28, 2023 - 06:00 PM Copenhagen Time (virtual)

Tuesday, November 28 - Online - Pennsylvania Team Meeting

Join us Tuesday, November 28th at 6-7:30 pm CET to discuss and create for 2024!...
November 28, 2023 - 06:00 PM Stockholm Time John Scott's Linné in Göteborg, Sweden

A summer cycle tour around Germany, plus Luxembourg City and...

The journey begins in Rostock and ends there just shy of one month later. I...
November 28, 2023 - 07:30 PM Madrid Time (virtual)

La Lucha Continúa: Successful fundraising, with Keith Brannum

When Keith Brannum moved to Turkey, he discovered that there wasn't a Democrats Abroad country...
November 29, 2023 - 11:00 AM Mexico City Time Mérida English Library in Mérida, Mexico

Holiday Card Workshop

One of our Democrats Abroad Yucatán members, Margie Alexy, has reserved a classroom at MEL...
November 29, 2023 - 01:00 PM Time in Zoom

NC Team 2024 Kick-off!

Join us for an energizing conversation with NC organizers Jessica Laurenz and Jeff Blum to...
November 29, 2023 - 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Zoom

Refining the Message Press Training Level 2 - Session 1...

  We will build on the introductory session on building and maintaining a productive relationship...
November 29, 2023 - 05:00 PM Mexico City Time Agavero (Terrace at Casa de Barro) in Oaxaca, Mexico

November Oaxaca Happy Hour


The recognition of U.S citizens living outside our country as a constituency group with unique and pressing concerns is inadequate. Democrats Abroad fights for a fair representation of the most long standing issues.

Taxation Issues

The Democrats Abroad Taxation Task Force (TTF) consists of volunteers researching U.S. tax policy as it affects Americans living outside the U.S. and considering, developing, and executing initiatives aimed at enacting reforms that resolve adverse impacts.

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Voting Rights

Our State Teams work to monitor state and federal level voting rights legislation, and advocate to increase ballot access for all Americans - abroad and at home.

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Medicare Portability

Once citizens begin receiving the Social Security they earned throughout their work lives, their benefit is automatically reduced for the cost of their Medicare. But US Citizens residing outside the country are unable to use the Medicare they paid for, and continue to pay for, without often-costly travel back to the United States.

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Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment Task Force works to promote the addition of equal rights in the US Constitution and all state constitutions.   This includes research, advocacy, education and communication.

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Climate Emergency

Democrats Abroad advocates for urgent action to address the existential crisis of climate change. Americans living overseas bear direct witness and suffer the consequences of the global climate emergency; from the melting Arctic ice caps to the sinking islands of the Pacific to the pervasive and increasing fires and floods devastating the earth.

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Vaccination Access

The Democrats Abroad Vaccination Task Force is dedicated to working to ensure that FDA-authorized vaccines are available to all Americans - regardless of if they are in Texas, Thailand, Tennessee, or Tanzania.

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The Democrats Abroad Global Reparations Task Force is dedicated to tackling economic, racial, and political injustice head on. Join us as we fight to keep politicians accountable to their promises to address racial disparities through reparations. We build global momentum to support federal, state, and local reparative justice efforts.

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