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Welcome to Democrats Abroad Kenya

 

Democrats Abroad Kenya (Kenya) is the official country committee for U.S. Democrats living in Kenya.  As a group of committed and dedicated American citizens living in Kenya we're working to build and grow a community of volunteers to:

  • Help Americans abroad vote in U.S. elections.
  • Protect the right to vote for Americans abroad.
  • Work with US government officials and elected representatives to advocate for issues that concern Americans abroad
  • Work with the broader Democratic Party to achieve our goals.
  • Build communities of like-minded Americans around the world.
  • Help elect Democrats in every congressional district in the U.S.
  • Advocate for legislation to expand and the voting rights of Americans Abroad


Key Election Event

2024 DA Global Presidential Primary

Kenya Polling Center Date: March 9, 2024 - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Shamba Cafe, Loresho Ridge, Nairobi)

This year at more than 100 voting centers around the world from March 5 to March 12, Democrats Abroad is holding the Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary (GPP)  so that Americans abroad can cast their ballots and help select the next Democratic presidential candidate.

Kenya Polling Center Details

DA Kenya will be holding our event on Saturday March 9, 2024 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Shamba Cafe on Loresho Ridge in Nairobi.

  • Time Commitement? You only need about 15 minutes to stop in and cast your vote. It will be easy and simple. 
  • Not registered? Democrats Abroad allows same day registration, so walk ins are welcome!
  • Not able to make it? No problem. Learn how you can vote remotely in the GPP.


Why a Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary? 

Democrats Abroad will send delegates to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in August 2024, reflecting our primary results. These delegates will be elected at our regional and global conventions in May, 2024.

Primary Voters must meet the following criteria to vote

  • Reside abroad and be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be a member of Democrats Abroad
  • Be 18 as of November 5, 2024
  • Not have voted, or plan to vote, in any other 2024 state presidential primary.

To be eligilbe to participate you must be a member of Democrats Abroad. Get started today. 

Learn More About the GPP   |  GPP FAQs


Get Involved

2024 DA Kenya Voter Action Center

How to Register & Vote From Abroad

Voting from abroad can seem challenging. The key is to know where to start. We're here to help - you can be done in 5 minutes!

Visit votefromabroad.org to get started.

Become a Member of Democrats Abroad Kenya

As a member of DA Kenya you'll be eligible to vote in the 2024 DA Global Primary Process, receive regular updates on volunteer and GOTV opportunities.

Join as a member of DA Kenya

Volunteer to Get Out the Vote in 2024

During this important US Presidential Election year we need all the help we can get to engage US voters living in Kenya that can make a big difference in state and national elections. Every vote counts! 

If you're interested in putting on an event yourself or helping to get out the vote, please do get in touch with Robyn Emerson, DA Kenya Chair ([email protected]), who will help you coordinate and promote the activity. 

 

Donate to Support our 2024 US Presidential Election Year Efforts

DA Kenya is working to turn out the largest number of American voters in Kenya in our history as an organization. DA Kenya is a 100% volunteer organization that relies on donations to be able to provide outreach, voter education, and voter registration services. Your financial support allows us to offer social and political events, as well as voter outreach and education.

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Country LEADERSHIP

Robyn Emerson

Chair, DA Kenya
Thomas Wallace

Vice Chair, DA Kenya - Progressive community organizer, social entrepreneur, and voting rights advocate
Paula Escobar

Secretary, DA Kenya
Beverle Lax

Counsel, DA Kenya
Steven Galster

Member-at-Large, DA, Kenya
Mohamed Ahmed

Treasurer-Democrats Abroad Kenya, Steering Cmte- Global Youth Caucus, Steering Cmte -Global Black Caucus, Steering Cmte- ECCC
James Ilako

Member At-Large, DA Kenya
Martha Green

Member-at-Large, DA Kenya