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Democrats Abroad Switzerland is the official country committee for U.S. Democrats living in Switzerland.

We strive to help Americans connect with fellow citizens living across the 26 Cantons of the Swiss Federation and remain active in U.S. politics. Living in a unique nation of expats in which resident foreigners comprise 23% of the population, DA Switzerland provides a vital social and political link for American citizens staying for a short period as well as those here for the long term.

Our mission is to deliver critical votes for Democrats in U.S. federal elections as well as serving as unofficial U.S. ambassadors, communicating global perspectives to Washington D.C., to our hometowns, and our local Swiss communities.

Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events – we have events planned throughout the year and encourage anyone interested in participating to get in touch.

If you haven't already, join Democrats Abroad! If you're already a member, please consider signing up as a volunteer.

Feel free to reach out to us via email! You can find the email addresses for national leaders in this post; chapter leaders can be found on the Basel, Suisse Romande, and Zurich pages.


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Country EVENTS

April 14, 2024 - 10:30 AM Bern Time Frick Cherry Trail in Gipf-Oberfrick, Switzerland

Happy Hike: Frick Cherry Trail!

The Zürich and Basel chapters are meeting at our halfway point for a hike amongst...
April 18, 2024 - 06:30 PM Time Markthalle Basel in Basel, Switzerland

DA Basel Thirsty Thursday - April 2024

Casual drinks for existing and new members. No RSVP necessary. Come when you can, leave...
April 19, 2024 - 05:00 PM Bern Time Quartierraum Zentralstrasse in Zürich, Switzerland

"Obama Mama" film and Q&A with director Vivian Norris -...

Join Democrats Abroad Zürich Chapter at Quartierraum Zentralstrasse to view "Obama Mama: The Brave Journey...
April 20, 2024 - 10:00 AM Bern Time GGG Bibliothek Basel West in Basel, Switzerland

DACH Basel at the English Book Sale

Looking for a family-friendly event on April 20th? Look no further than the GGG English...
April 21, 2024 - 10:00 AM Bern Time (virtual)

2024 Annual General Meeting

Join Democrats Abroad Switzerland for our Annual General Meeting! We will report on the previous year,...
April 21, 2024 - 04:00 PM Bern Time American International Women's Club in Geneva, Switzerland

Second Political Deep Dive: How Do We Make Sense of...

Dems Abroad's Swiss Romande Chapter will host our second deep-dive Political Forum on Sunday April...
April 25, 2024 - 06:00 PM Time Café Zähringer in Zürich, Switzerland

DA Zurich Thirsty Thursday - April 2024

Casual drinks for existing and new members. No RSVP necessary. Come when you can, leave...
May 07, 2024 - 06:30 PM Time Zoom and Private Residence in GVA - RSVP to receive details in Geneva, Switzerland (hybrid)

DACH Geneva Book Club - May 2024

Our May 2024 book is Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century by...

Country NEWS AND UPDATES

April 09, 2024

Spring into DA Switzerland's News & Events!

You voted, and the results are in! Joe Biden is the Democrats Abroad nominee for President in 2024! He won the Global Presidential Primary receiving 80% of the ballots cast.......
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March 27, 2024

2024 DA Switzerland Annual General Meeting

The 2024 Annual General Meeting of Democrats Abroad Switzerland will take place on Zoom on Sunday, April 21! Are you interested in attending? Please RSVP on the event page here. Learn about the DPCA Voting Representative......
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March 27, 2024

2024 DPCA Voting Representative Candidates

On March 3, 2024, the Nominations and Elections Committee issued a Call for Candidates. Two members of DACH nominated themselves for an open DPCA Voting Representative position. As a reminder:......
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March 19, 2024

2024 DA Switzerland Bylaws Revisions

We are nearing the Democrats Abroad Switzerland 2024 Annual General Meeting. By March 27, we will distribute the meeting's agenda as well as announcing all candidates who answered our Call for Candidates.......
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March 13, 2024

March 2024 News and Events

I want to send out a HUGE thank you to the incredible volunteer effort of the past week for the Global Presidential Primary. In Switzerland, we held three voting centers......
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March 11, 2024

DCCC Geneva Reception and Dinner

Please join Ambassador (ret.) Charles Adams with United States Representative Suzan DelBene for a Cocktail Reception and Dinner Benefitting the DCCC *Note that this is not a Democrats Abroad event, but we......
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March 03, 2024

2024 Call for Candidates

Democrats Abroad Switzerland (DACH) will elect new/additional DPCA Voting and Alternate Representatives at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) online on Sunday, April 21. Now is the time to heed the......
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February 13, 2024

Upcoming Events - Time to Vote!

It's time to vote as a Democrat Abroad! The Global Presidential Primary is the ONLY opportunity to cast your vote as a constituent residing abroad. We will be sending our......
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Country LEADERSHIP

Apolonio Huerta

Chair, Zürich Chapter; DPCA Alternate Representative, Switzerland
Tory Mallett

Chair, Switzerland
Elizabeth Voss

Chair, Basel Chapter; DPCA Voting Representative, Switzerland
Pete Kaiser

DPCA Alternate Representative, Switzerland
David Heaps

Vice Chair, Switzerland
Callie Harvey

Secretary, Switzerland; DPCA Voting Representative, Switzerland
Emily Blitz

Chair, Suisse Romande Chapter
Peter Butterfield

Treasurer, Switzerland