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Welcome to Democrats Abroad Argentina!

Democrats Abroad Argentina (DAAR) is a growing network of Americans living in Buenos Aires and beyond who are firmly dedicated to voting – and getting out the vote – in our beloved United States. We organize monthly meetings to catch up with one another, keep up on the changing political landscape in the US, and participate actively in each and every electoral cycle. We are the official country committee for US Democrats living here and invite all Americans living in Argentina to get involved.

Watch this space for upcoming announcements of events and meetings – including upcoming Debate Watch and Election Night Parties – and please don't hesitate to contact us at with any inquiries or proposals aimed at further activating our shared efforts.

There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than
the long-range risks of comfortable inaction.”
- John F. Kennedy

DA Argentina Leadership:

John Reardon
| Chair, DA Argentina
Stephanie Mattes
| Vice Chair, DA Argentina
Lidia Hernandez
| Treasurer, DA Argentina
Samantha Tigner
| Secretary, DA Argentina
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    Save the Date and Participate! Upcoming Elections for the DAAR Executive Committee

    The Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC) is pleased to announce:
    2019 Elections for the Democrats Abroad Argentina (DAAR) Executive Committee to be held October 30th!


    Join with like-minded Democrats and help lead Democrats Abroad Argentina throughout 2019 to 2121. Nominations are being accepted for the following positions of the DAAR Executive Committee:

    • Chair: Acts, as chief executive officer, establish meeting agendas, carries overall responsibility for programs, policies, activities, and compliance.
    • Vice-Chair: Presides in the absence of the Chair and accepts other agreed-upon duties assigned by the Chair. (Must be of different gender identity from the Chair.)
    • Secretary: Maintains member lists, meeting minutes, and files.
    • Treasurer: Manages finances and creates reports for Chair and Executive Committee.

    While the Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC) has candidates for the above positions, we believe a wide and diverse candidate pool makes our organization strong and would love for anyone interested to run or nominate a qualified DAAR member to do so.

    Nominees and self-nominees must be current members of Democrats Abroad and consider Argentina as their principal country of residence. To add yourself or someone else as nominee for a position above, send name, contact information, and short bio/qualifications by October 13 to the NEC Chair, Marcela Brusa, at [].

    Additionally, DAAR will be appointing a Counsel position, and encourages interested members with a legal background to contact us at [].

    Candidate Statements and electronic ballots will both be emailed to all DAAR members on October 16th.

    The Election Process

    After receiving Candidate Statements and electronic ballots by email, you can vote in one of two ways:

    1) In-Person: Attend the DAAR Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 30th, enjoy good company, and vote in person! The AGM will include the ExCom Election, discussions, presentations, plus a Straw Poll for your favorite 2020 Democratic Candidate for President of the United States!

    --- Come Socialize, Eat, Drink, and be Merry ---

    When: Oct 30th, 2019
    Time: 19:00 onwards
    Where: Chicken Bros - Thames 1795 (Palermo)

    2) Electronic Ballot: If you cannot attend the October 30th meeting to vote in person, you can vote via electronic ballot which will be emailed to all DA members October 16th. Votes must be in by 11:59 on October 29th.

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    Democrats Abroad Argentina is meeting monthly as we prepare for the 2020 Presidential Election!

    After highly successful 'Debate Watch' parties July 31st and August 12th, Democrats Abroad Argentina (DAAR) is committed to continue hosting our monthly gatherings, keeping our country chapter growing and preparing ourselves to engage fully in both the Democratic Primary and Presidential Election of 2020! 

    Stay tuned for invites and updates on our Facebook and Instagram.  And, if you haven't already, be sure to join Democrats Abroad.

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