Dominican Republic




DADR is the official country committee for US Democrats living in the Dominican Republic. Our mission is to inform and to encourage every US citizen in the D.R. to vote in all US elections that their state of last residence allows them to.

Keep following us on this page for upcoming announcements of meetings, events and news.

DADR es el comité oficial para los demócratas estadounidenses que viven en la Rep. Dom. Nuestra misión es la de informar y motivar a cada ciudadano estadounidense en la República Dominicana a que voten en todas las elecciones de los Estados Unidos en las que su estado de última residencia les permita.

Síganos a través de esta página para próximos avisos de reuniones, eventos y noticias.

DA Dominican Republic Leadership:

David Ware
| Dominican Republic Committee Chair
Heshika Javier Grullon
| Dominican Republic Committee Vice Chair
Lourdes Rodriguez Dox
| Domenican Republic Committee Secretary
Pedro Feliz
| Domenican Republic Committee Treasurer
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  • News

    Vote Now! / ¡Vota ahora! for our DADR Candidates!

    DA DR's Nominations and Election Committee (NEC) is happy to announce its Candidates for DA DR's new Executive Committee.  


     El Comité de Nominaciones y Elecciones (NEC) de DA DR se complace en anunciar sus Candidatos para el nuevo Comité Ejecutivo de DA DR.

    Click to view/Haga clic para ver: DA DR Executive Committee Candidates / Candidatos del Comité Ejecutivo de DA DR


    Vote Here! / ¡Votar Aquí!


    Deadline to vote: June 21 at 6PM DR/ET - an hour prior to the start of the elections and AGM. 
    La feche límite para votar:  21 de junio a las 6pm -  una hora antes del inicio de las elecciones y de la reunión AGM.

    Note: The position of Counsel remains open for floor nominations June 21. See position descriptions below:

    Officers and Responsibilities/Puestos y sus funciones 

    Nota: El puesto de asesor legal permanece abierto para nominaciones desde el plenario el 21 de junio. Consulte las descripciones de puestos anteriores.

    Only DA DR members in attendance may nominate or vote. /  Solo los miembros de DADR presentes pueden nominar o votar por este puesto vacante.

    -------Para nuestros hispanohablantes: Despláese hacia abajo hasta la linea que sigue a la parte en ingles de este anuncio.-------

    Announcement and Certification of election results will be June 21st at 7PM DR/ET, immediately preceding the DA DR Annual General Meeting, via Zoom. At this time, nominations, if any, can be taken from the floor for the unfilled position of Counsel. If you have any questions on the elections, please email the NEC at: [email protected]; note in the subject line: DA DR Elections.


    Immediately following the Elections segment:

    Tues, June 21st at 7PM DR/ET via Zoom:

    DA DR's Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022

    See EVENTS for full details and RSVP on the AGM or click here: DA DR's AGM 2022    

    For questions on the AGM, contact David Ware: [email protected]


    La certificación de los resultados de las elecciones y su respectiva declaratoria final se realizará el 21 de junio a las 7 pm hora de República Dominicana, inmediatamente antes de la Reunión General Anual de DADR, por medio de Zoom. En este momento, las nominaciones, si las hubiere, pueden tomarse del plenario para el puesto vacante de la Asesoría Legal.  

    Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre las elecciones, comuníquese con el NEC al correo electrónico: [email protected];  en la línea de asunto debe anotar: DADR Elections.

    Martes 21 de junio vía Zoom a las 7 pm hora de la República Dominicana

    Al término de la declaratoria final de las Elecciones al Comité Ejecutivo:

    Reunión General Anual (AGM)

    de DA República Dominicana 2022

    VER "EVENTS" para más detalles y RSVP, o haga clic aquí: DA DR's AGM 2022

    No dude en ponerse en contacto con David Ware para obtener información adicional sobre la AGM: [email protected]


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    Vote Now for DA DR's Bylaws - and Join Our Holiday Greeting & Bylaws Adoption Meeting Dec 22!

    We are happy to announce that the extensive work done to revise DA DR's Bylaws has been completed and the proposed Bylaws are presented here for your approval / Nos complace anunciar que se ha completado el extenso trabajo realizado para revisar los estatutos de DA RD y que los estatutos propuestos se presentan aquí para su aprobación


    Please vote to adopt our revised Bylaws and help us take our first step toward reestablishing DA DR as an active country committee! Our goal is to be up and running in time to help our members Get Out their Votes for the 2022 Midterms, starting in January with the Registration/Request a Ballot process.

    ¡Vote para adoptar nuestros Estatutos revisados y ayúdenos a dar nuestro primer paso hacia el restablecimiento de DA RD como un comitéde paísactivo! Nuestro objetivo es estar en funcionamiento a tiempo para ayudar a nuestros miembros a emitir sus votos para las elecciones intermedias de 2022, comenzando en enero con el proceso de registro / solicitud de una boleta electoral. 

    Deadline to vote is Dec 22th / La fecha límite para votar es el 22 de diciembre


    You must be a DA member residing in the Dominican Republic to vote. /

    Debe ser un miembro del DA que resida en la República Dominicana para votar.



    ¡Y planee unirse a nosotros para nuestra Reunión de Anuncio de Estatutos y Saludos Navideños!

    Nuestra oportunidad de desear felices fiestas a nuestros miembros de DA RD y anunciar el resultado de nuestra adopción de estatutos.

    Miércoles 22 de diciembre a las 7-7:30 AST /6-6:30 PM ET


    And plan to join us for a quick Holiday Greeting & Bylaws Adoption Meeting! 

    Our chance to wish Happy Holidays to our DA DR members and announce the outcome of our Bylaws Adoption.

    Wed, Dec 22nd at 7-7:30 AST / 6-6:30PM ET

    ¡Te veo alli!

    See you there!

    David Ware, Krystal Grullón, and Nathaniel Adams

    and the DA DR Formation Committee

    [email protected]

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    Upcoming Events

    Sunday, December 31, 2023 at 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · $5.00 USD · 1787 rsvps

    How to Survive Tax Day as an American Abroad (RECORDING)

    Feeling lost or overwhelmed about filing your IRS tax return this year?

    Join us for a consumer focused Zoom webinar on How to Survive Tax Day as an American Abroad!

    WHEN: Wednesday, January 11th from 1:30-2:30pm EST view your time zone

    $10 General Admission / $5 Concessions. Recording available. All proceeds go to Democrats Abroad

    Scroll to the bottom for tickets

    The aim of this event is to help you feel more confident going into filing your US tax return this year. Presented by Rebecca Lammers, Chair of the Democrats Abroad Taxation Task Force. This is a consumer focused webinar to help you save money on your tax preparation costs.

    This session is for Americans abroad/U.S. citizens/dual citizens/expats who:

    • Aren’t happy with your accountant and want to switch
    • File yourself but you're not sure if you're doing it right
    • Filed when you first moved abroad but haven't done it for a while and need to get back on top of filing
    • Haven’t filed since you moved abroad
    • Just moved abroad and don’t know how to start
    • Just learned you’re supposed to file and want to get caught up

    Topics discussed in the session will include:

    • The Taxpayer Bill of Rights
    • Deciding between filing yourself, using a tax preparation software, or hiring an accountant
    • The difference between an EA, CPA, and tax attorney
    • How to spend $0 to file your own taxes
    • How to get free tax prep if you're a 50+ senior
    • How to find an accountant
    • How to keep your tax prep costs as low as possible
    • What to do if you don’t know how to get started
    • How to contact the IRS and communicate with them

    Ticket proceeds go to Democrats Abroad, feel free to donate additional recording tickets to bump up your donation!

    Feel free to email [email protected] if you have any questions about this event. Note: No tax professionals will be speaking at this webinar. If you have questions specific to your circumstances, please seek the advice of a qualified tax professional.

    If you are unable to attend this event you can select the recording ticket option (scroll to the bottom of this page)

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    The fine print:

    • No refunds are available.
    • We can't guarantee we will be able to answer all questions submitted before, during, or after the event, but we will try to answer as many questions as possible.
    • This event is closed to the press.

    Please click here to add yourself to the Democrats Abroad Taxation Task Force mailing list to keep up to date with the actions and upcoming events.

    Disclaimer: Democrats Abroad cannot provide individual tax advice. We are not tax lawyers, accountants or advisers. Please consult a professional tax adviser/accountant/return preparer when addressing your personal tax matters.

    We recommend the IRS Tax Return Preparer Directory to find a service provider who meets your needs and budget, though buyers need always beware. Democrats Abroad suggests Americans abroad in need of tax advice consult the IRS Tax Return Preparer Directory to find an advisor or tax return preparer near you or providing online services: