Annual General Meeting & Elections - Online
DA-Hungary will hold our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Officer Elections meeting:
Our AGM will include reports on our activities over the last year and our plans for this important Election Year. It will also involve preparation for our Budapest In-person GPP Voting Events. We need your help to volunteer and vote in the Global Primary.
DA-Hungary Officer Elections
- Nominations Deadline for candidates – 7 March
- Distribution of ballots via e-mail – 9 March
- Absentee Ballot return – 22 March 17:29
- AGM WebEx on-line meeting – 23 March 17:30
Our gathering in 2008 was documented by local media and joined by other groups also seeking political reform. Here is a short clip of the event from a Hungarian news portal:
During the last hour of President Obama’s administration, on 20 January 2017, we returned again to the same square to close out this chapter in American history. Around 50 members of Democrats Abroad came together to sing American anthems and to share with each other some of the Obama accomplishments that we found most significant. Participants spoke out expressing the importance of: America regaining respect in the world, the Affordable Care Act, Dignity, Net Neutrality, Marriage Equality, Economic Recovery, improving the rights of women in the workplace, and having a president with the ability to speak in complete grammatical sentences.
Our DA-Hungary Chair, Marylin Ball-Brown, led the group in singing This Land is Your Land, America the Beautiful, and We Shall Overcome. As a trained opera singer, she then closed out the event by singing Amazing Grace. Many in the crowd had eyes filled with tears as we bid farewell to the Obama Presidency.
Not in the US for the week of Super Tuesday?
You can vote for your choice of Democratic presidential candidate in-person at the American Corner in Budapest, on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th of March.
Contact and RSVP to: [email protected]
photo by Richard Ricciardi
Welcome to Democrats Abroad Hungary!
DA-HU is the official country committee for US Democrats living in Hungary. Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events - we have events planned throughout the year, and encourage anyone interested in participating to get in touch.
If you have questions or would like to help with Democrats Abroad in Hungary please contact us.
Merrill Oates, Chair
Democrats Abroad - Hungary