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 42 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

Interested in good opportunities to make your voice heard? Visit our Call Congress page for frequently updated actions. Or check out our country pages in the top navigation and find an event near you. Contact us through our online chat if you have questions! And if you haven't yet, join Democrats Abroad today. We are all stronger together. 

  • News

    Democrats Abroad Demands an Apology

    International Chair Julia Bryan issued the following statement regarding Donald Trump’s remarks on Jan 14:”Democrats Abroad decries the racists remarks of Donald Trump, and joins with the rest of the Democratic party to demand that he apologize to the countries that he insulted in his recent comments regarding immigration.   We call on our Republican colleagues to join us in denouncing the President’s hateful remarks. Fighting against racism and bigotry should transcend party lines."
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    Rep. Jamie Raskin Supports Americans Abroad Tax Reform

    Democrats Abroad is honored to have received the support of Rep. Jamie Raskin in our fight for fair taxes for Americans abroad. Remarks by Rep. Raskin, placed December 21st in the Congressional Record, demonstrate his strong opposition to the Republican Tax Bill H.R. 1.
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  • From the Calendar

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    Royals & Rice in Münster, Germany

    Münster: Book Club Discussion of "Notes on a Foreign Country"

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    Goldene Gans in Mannheim, Germany

    Mannheim Precinct Meeting Announcement

    We now have an official Democrats Abroad Mannheim Precinct and Precinct Captain! What is a DA Precinct you ask? It is a loosely organized extension of a Chapter, in this case the DA Heidelberg Chapter, that is meant to make Democrats Abroad more accessible to those of you who live farther away. So, if you live in the Mannheim area, come meet some of your fellow overseas Democrats on Wednesday 17th of January at Goldene Gans and see what it’s all about.  Daniel Hoever-Eckardt has volunteered to be the Mannheim Precinct Captain, so if you have any questions about the group, you can contact him at dag-mannheim@democratsabroad.org .