Many thanks to all who participated in our 2021 Elections and AGM last night. A hearty congratulations to our new Executive Committee 2021-23; Dana Freling (Chair), Derek Sellin (Vice Chair), Elizabeth Peterson (Secretary), John Barry (Treasurer), Stephen Stalter (Counsel), Betsy Ettorre (Member-at-large),and Jocelyn Striker Lemmilä (Member-at-large). Full steam ahead!
DA Finland ramps up voter assistance for voter registration and ballot return. Biden/Harris swag arrived just in time for enthusiasts to support candidates and Democrats Abroad Finland!
Democrats Abroad Finland and VFA held a successful voter registration drive and information event in Helsinki. Lots of new and/or questioning voters also got to grab some newly arrived Biden/Harris swag! voters seeking help and grabbing some newly arrived Biden/Harris swag!
Standing up for justice everywhere! Several thousand more than expected gathered for the peaceful protest with inspiring speakers in Helsinki on June 3rd, despite the pandemic. Protesters stood in solidarity with Black Lives Matter in the US and across the globe, after the brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota police.Read more
Democrat Abroad Finland joined thousands in Helsinki to stand up for justice and Black Lives Matter globally, in response to the George Floyd lynching. Moving speeches and peaceful demonstrations galvanized the crowds calling for an end to racism all over the world.
Presidential primary voting continued on Saturday the 7th of March at Oodi, with packed crowds of young and old alike, excited to vote for the first time in Finland as American citizens.
Finland's first ever in-person Voting Center was held on Super Tuesday for the Democratic presidential primary, March 3rd, in Helsinki's beautiful Oodi Central Library. We had a great turnout and ample enthusiasm from volunteers and voters alike.
Join us for Finland's Country Committee's first Global Presidential Primary! Vote either in person at our beautiful new Oodi Library in Helsinki or remotely (remote ballads will be available Feb. 18th online). If you are 18 years of age by Nov. 3, 2020, an American citizen, and will not participate in your state's presidential primary, cast your ballot and let your voice make a difference!
In person voting will be at:
Oodi Helsinki Central Library, Learning Room 2, Töölönlahdenkatu 4, Helsinki 00100
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 16:00-20:00 and
Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 13:00-17:00