Welcome to 2024, a year that will feature an election for the ages! DA Australia is already working to find Americans living in Australia and register them to vote and then persuade them (to vote blue and) to help us find MORE Americans living in Australia to register to vote using Votefromabroad.org.
There are a great many ways to get involved in Democrats Abroad – at the local, regional or global level. Click here for more information.
Here’s our news!
JANUARY 15 IS INTERNATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY
Americans living abroad are encouraged to register to vote/request an absentee ballot for elections in 2024 on January 15th.
Go to votefromabroad.org to get started.
DA ZOOM THE VOTE MARATHON – 56 STRAIGHT HOURS OF ONLINE 1:1 VOTER ASSISTANCE STARTING TODAY!
From 8am today (Saturday January 13) through 4pm on Monday January 15 the DA Voter Assistance Zoom Rooms will be open around the clock to provide 1:1 voting assistance to Americans living right around the world.
Click here for personal assistance with all your voter registration and ballot request issues.
2024 GLOBAL PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY
All the media attention is on the GOP Iowa Caucus, but did you know that the Democratic Party is also holding primaries in all states this year? Did you know that Democrats Abroad, acting as a “state party” for Americans living abroad, ALSO holds a primary? Click here to learn all about the DA Global Presidential Primary.
DA Australia will be hosting in-person Voting Centers in both Melbourne and Sydney in the week from Tuesday March 5 to Tuesday March 12. Look out for more information.
DA 2024 TAXATION WEBINAR SERIES – STARTS JANUARY 10!!
Democrats Abroad is running a series of webinars about U.S. taxation.
If you have questions about filing, catching up on filing, investing, student loans and more then check out this webinar series.
8TH ANNUAL WOMEN OF THE WORLD MARCH, JANUARY 21 – ONLINE
Join us on Sunday Jan 21 5PM online for the 8th annual Women of the World March - a virtual event on Zoom. This virtual gathering will include brief presentations on key issues and personal stories on a range of topics including issues facing young women, how gender issues are connected, marriage equality, recent changes in the U.S., the need for more leaders who understand the importance of gender equity and how what happens in the US impacts people elsewhere. Click here to RSVP.
DA CELEBRATES THE LIFE AND WORK OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR – JANUARY 15
Monday, January 15th, would have been Dr. Martin Luther King’s 95th birthday. Harcourt Klinefelter, Former Press Officer of Martin Luther King, will join us to celebrate this special occasion. Join us on Monday, 15 January at 1 pm ET/Tuesday, 16 January at 6am Australian Eastern Summer Time. Click here to RSVP.
JOIN THE SYDNEY LOCAL CHAPTER MEET UP – FROM ANYWHERE IN AUSTRALIA!! – JANUARY 23, 6PM AEST
Whether you can be there in person or not, on Tuesday January 23rd you can join DA members in Sydney for their monthly Politics in the Pub meet up, happening at 6pm AEST BOTH at the Aurora Rooftop Hotel AND on Zoom!!
Click here to RSVP. All members who RSVP will receive the Zoom link for the event.
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