We Are Democrats Abroad France




We are one of the largest and oldest country committees of Democrats Abroad — the official Democratic Party arm for the millions of Americans living outside the United States. We are a volunteer-based organization with a presence across France.

Our Mission: To provide Americans living in France a voice in US politics back home, and to help elect Democrats by mobilizing the overseas vote.

Our Chapters: Wherever you are in France, there is a chapter with events and community for our members. Click on a link to find a local chapter:













Our Caucuses: We have five active caucuses that focus on specific constituencies:

Our DPCA Voting Representatives: The DPCA Voting Delegation of DA France is tasked with the responsibility of carrying our twelve DPCA votes and weighing in on matters of our global organization Democrats Abroad, (officially, the Democratic Party Committee Abroad, or DPCA) such as Global elections, DNC elections, Charter Amendments, and Resolutions, and other business of our state party. The members of the DA France DPCA Voting Delegation are:

  • Danielle Follett ex-officio
  • Max Dunitz ex-officio
  • Susan Fitoussi ex-officio
  • Juan Cerda
  • Ada Shen
  • Joseph Smallhoover
  • Connie Borde
  • Ronny Rubin
  • Marjorie Bernstein
  • James (Jim) Cohen
  • Kate Barrett
  • Robert Levitt
  • Dori Schwartz-Laboune (Alternate)
  • Jerry Zellhoefer (Alternate)
  • Marnie Delaney (Alternate)
  • Joseph Voelker (Alternate)

To contact DA France's DPCA Voting Representatives, please use this email address: [email protected]

Our Activities: These range from monthly get-togethers, lectures, panel discussions, film screenings, and guest speakers to political rallies and marches!  And more…

  • Bookmark our Events and News pages to stay up-to-date on what is happening near you.
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Get Involved! Open to all US citizens living in France who identify with the Democratic goals, and want to help elect more and better Democrats in US elections!

Interested in an internship with DA France? Click here for information.





Questions? Don't hesitate to contact us.


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Country EVENTS

December 03, 2023 - 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (virtual)

Wisconsinites Abroad monthly meeting December 2023

Join our monthly get-together, where we will share important information on what's ahead for the...
December 04, 2023 - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (virtual)

Californians Abroad Planning Meeting

Help us go forward into 2024 to win back the House by tipping races in...
December 04, 2023 - 07:00 PM Paris Time Zoom in Paris, France

Political Forum

Join Political Forum host Jean-Pierre LaRochelle and leaders of Democrats Abroad France in a free-wheeling discussion...
December 05, 2023 - 10:30 AM 2 Blvd Henri IV Time Pont Sully - Corner of Blvd Henri IV & Quai Henri IV in Paris, France

DA Paris Walk & Talk

Join Democrats Abroad Paris once a month as we meet up in central Paris to...
December 06, 2023 - 07:00 PM Paris Time Lou Tape Wine Bar in Nice, France

Riviera's Political Wine - 1st Wednesday of each month!

Please join us for our monthly Political Wine (1st Wednesday of EVERY month - same...
December 09, 2023 - 04:00 PM Time Private Residence in Montpellier, France

DA France Montpellier Holiday Party!

The party will take place at a private home in Montpellier. Please RSVP for the...
December 13, 2023 - 05:00 PM Paris Time (virtual)

DAF Bordeaux Politico Culture Chat

    DA France Bordeaux Politico-Culture Chat (a Zoom event) Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 5-7...
January 03, 2024 - 07:00 PM Paris Time Lou Tape Wine Bar in Nice, France

Riviera's Political Wine - 1st Wednesday of each month!

Please join us for our monthly Political Wine (1st Wednesday of EVERY month - same...


November 10, 2023

Wins for Reproductive Rights—and Local Democracy and Climate Justice—Powered by Our Votes

The Headline: A Victory for Abortion Rights Voters in Ohio overwhelmingly voted to legalize abortion by voting Yes on 1, despite the Republican legislature’s attempt to thwart plebiscitary democracy in......
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September 14, 2023
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DA France September Newsletter

Every month, Democrats Abroad France brings you news, events, and information in a concise format. In this edition: Celebrating Labor Day Tax Webinar, and DA in the News 2023 Elections:......
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July 24, 2023
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DA France July Newsletter

Every month, Democrats Abroad France brings you news, events, and information in a concise format. In this edition: Fighting Back Against SCOTUS DA Taxation Task Force in Action Ohio Special......
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April 02, 2023


Please join us in congratulating our 2023-2025 National Officers and Voting Representatives for Democrats Abroad France! Thank you to all the amazing candidates who stepped up to run! We also......
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March 16, 2023

Welcome to Our Newly Elected Chapter and Caucus Leaders

Welcome to our newly elected Chapter and Caucus leaders! Our 2023 leadership elections in the Chapters and Caucuses have just taken place. Welcome to all our new leaders! Here are......
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March 16, 2023

Candidate Statements for the 2023 DA France National Leadership Election

The DA France Election Board is pleased to announce the candidates for the DAF national leadership! As a reminder, the 2023 National Election and Annual General Meeting will take place......
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February 10, 2023

CALL FOR CANDIDATES: DAF National Election 2023

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February 10, 2023

Responsibilities of the DAF National Officers  

Interested in running for a position? Read below for more information on the roles and responsibilities of the DAF Executive Committee. Questions? Email the DAF National Election Board at [email protected]......
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Danielle Follett

National Chair, DA France (DPCA)
Max Dunitz

National Vice Chair, DA France (DPCA)
Susan Fitoussi

National 2nd Vice Chair - Chapter Liaison, DA France (DPCA) / Chair Aix Marseille Chapter
Joseph Voelker

National Legal Counsel, DA France (DPCA)
Marjorie Bernstein

National Treasurer, DA France (DPCA)
ada shen

Nat Sec; Paris Chapter Sec; Diversity Caucus Chair; Immediate Past National Chair, DA France (DPCA)
Amy Porter

National Communications Officer, DA France
Alejandra Roman

National IT/Database Officer, DA France