Democrats Abroad China (DACN or DA China for short) is the country committee serving U.S. Democrats living in China.

We help Americans abroad participate in U.S. domestic politics by providing voter registration support, voting resources, and activism opportunities. Member activities include conversations with leading activists and elected officials, social events and parties, and more

We run several WeChat groups to connect American Democrats with each other in various regions around China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Pearl River Delta and Kunming.

You can also join our Book Club, our Women’s Caucus or our Progressives group.

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DA China Leadership:

Kimberly Wong
| DA China Chair; Global AAPI Caucus Steering Committee
Patrick Cranley
| DA China Vice-Chair
Elizabeth Jenkins
| DA China Secretary
Elaine Chow
| DA China - Communications IT Director
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  • News

    DACN Speaker Learnings: Quentin Palfrey on 2020 Voting Challenges

    People crowded back-to-back into four-hour voting lines in Georgia during a pandemic. An ongoing attack on the postal service affecting mail-in ballots. Digital solutions that don’t work as well as everyone would hope… Americans are facing the hardest year to date for getting their vote counted in possibly the most important year to date for getting their vote counted. 

    Over the weekend, Democrats Abroad members from all over the world talked to Quentin Palfrey, co-director of the Voter Protection Corps, an experts-led initiative to protect voting rights from all angles. 

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    DACN Speaker Learnings: June Shih on Activating AAPI

    Thank you everyone for attending the Speaker Series!

    Democrats Abroad China kicked off its speaker series this summer with locally-based political communications expert June Shih, who has worked as a speechwriter for both Clintons, was Senior Advisor to Global Women's Issues under Obama, and now heads University Communications for NYU Shanghai. With her unique background in politics and living as an expat abroad, she helped give perspective on political organizing, immigration and being a minority voice that's usually underrepresented in American government.

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    Upcoming Events

    Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 08:00 PM · 2 rsvps
    Zoom Call in Shanghai, China

    DA China July Leadership Meeting

    Topic: DACN Leadership Board Meeting
    Time: Jul 19, 2020 08:00 PM Beijing, Shanghai

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    Meeting ID: 872 6805 9922
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