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Welcome to the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region!

Who We Are 

Democrats Abroad is the official arm of the Democratic Party representing Americans who live outside the US. Our mission is to provide Americans living abroad a voice in our government and to elect Democrats by mobilizing the overseas vote.

Where We Are

The EMEA region has active committees in 26 countries and members in dozens of other countries. Please get in touch with the EMEA Regional Vice Chair Jen Rakow-Stepper if you would like to help us develop a presence in your area. You can benefit from all Democrats Abroad has to offer regardless of where you live!

Our Activities

Our organisation is 100% volunteer-run and membership is free! Organisers in your area would love to get in touch with you to connect you to other members, share our local and global (online) events, and help you vote from abroadDo you want to get more involved? There are so many ways to make a difference—from individual tiny actions, to get out the vote drives, to social events—the EMEA regional team is here to help. We're always looking for more volunteers. Why not you? Contact us at [email protected]



DA Europe, Middle East & Africa Leadership:

Jennifer Rakow-Stepper
| Regional Vice Chair–EMEA, Member-at-Large–DA Austria
Caroline Ruchonnet
| DPCA Representative, UK ExCom, UK Scotland Chapter Vice Chair, EMEA Deputy RVC
Michelle Taube
| Voting Representative Denmark, EMEA Deputy RVC
Jim Mercereau
| DPCA Voting Rep, EMEA Deputy RVC
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    Notice of inaugural General Meeting for DA Kenya

    For all members of Democrats Abroad residing in Kenya:

    The first-ever General Meeting for Democrats Abroad Kenya will be held Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 10:00am. The location will be determined well in advance of the meeting and information on how to attend will be distributed by email to all those who RSVP using this link: https://www.democratsabroad.org/kenyagm


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    Meet Marisa, Democrats Abroad organizer in Rwanda

    Marisa Grimes is DA's all-star volunteer in Rwanda, where she has been based since last August with a nonprofit organization working with smallholder farmers. Marisa is a lifelong Democrat from a long line of Democrats. In fact she was born abroad and grew up in Singapore however, she graduated from high school in Auburn, NY, the final home of the great American civil rights hero, Harriet Tubman. Marisa voted for the first time in 2008 as a freshman studying International Relations at George Washington University, and was on the National Mall to celebrate Barack Obama's inauguration. 

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