April 24, 2017

Zurich Chapter 2017 AGM and Chapter Committee Election

The Chair of Democrats Abroad Switzerland is pleased to announce that the Zurich Chapter 2017 Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday, May 20, in Zurich. During the meeting, the 2017-2019 Zurich Chapter Committee will be elected. We hope that you will attend to show your support for the nominees and to vote for the candidates of your choice.

When:             Saturday, May 20, 2017, 5:00-6:30 PM
Where:           Strassburgstrasse 11, 8004 Zurich (map)
RSVP:             Please fill in the registration form by May 15


5:00 - 5:15 PM            Registration, mingle
5:15 - 5:30 PM            AGM chapter report
5:30 - 6:00 PM            Election of Zurich chapter committee
6:00 - 6:30 PM            Discussion: Zurich activism opportunities (led by new chapter committee and DACH Chair Kate Edson)

DA Switzerland is made up of volunteers working together to keep Americans living abroad informed and connected with the political process and to make it easier to vote from abroad. We invite you to become involved in Zurich chapter activities and political activism. We are expecting a very exciting and busy next term, resisting the Republican administration in 2017 and voting in mid-term elections in 2018. Come help us elect Democrats!

The Zurich Chapter offices:

  1. Chair
  2. Vice-Chair
  3. Secretary
  4. Treasurer

We thank those who came forward to present themselves as candidates. See their names below. Click on names to read candidates' statements of intent. 

Voting Method

Americans who are DA members as of Friday, May 19, may vote. Please register here by May 15 to attend the AGM. You may vote in one of the following ways:

In-person voting: Printed ballots will be distributed at the meeting.

Vote by proxy: Request a proxy form from [email protected]. Send a copy of your completed and signed proxy form to us by May 15, and give it to your chosen attending proxy member before the AGM. Any voter at the meeting may hold at most two proxies.

Election Process

At the meeting, the four offices will be elected one by one, in the order shown above. Nominations may be made from the floor as write-in candidates. This includes listed candidates who did not win their announced race. All candidates will be given two to three minutes to address the members. Up to three questions from the audience will be allowed (per candidate). 

List of Candidates

Office: Chair (1)

Office: Vice-Chair (1)

Office: Secretary (1)

Office: Treasurer (0)

Nominations will be accepted from the floor on May 20.