Queensland Chapter Chair & GOTV Coordinator

  • is hosting Write a Letter to US Voters 2022-07-22 02:08:02 -0400

    Write a Letter to US Voters

    Already requested your ballot at votefromabroad.org and are looking for something else you can do to help Dems in the midterms? Writing letters to voters is an effective action you can take to get out the vote for climate action, women's rights, gun safety, and much more this November. The excellent organisers at Swing Left have invited all Democrats Abroad members to participate in their letter writing campaigns to likely voters in the US. We as citizens abroad have a unique contribution to make to democracy in the US, so let's roll up our sleeves! Bring your own printer and stamps every Saturday at 9AM. RSVP at this link for the Zoom details: https://www.mobilize.us/swingleft/event/274619/

    August 13, 2022 at 9:00am
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    64 Adelaide St
    Brisbane City, QLD 4000
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  • is hosting August Politics & A Pint 2022-07-21 06:34:01 -0400

    August Politics & A Pint

    What's on your mind - politics or pints? On the third Thursday of August, Dems Abroad QLD will host a social meetup at Workshop 14, a pub in the shopping precinct of Hamilton Walk. We'll sit outside if at all practical. Plenty of carpark parking, a 5 min walk from Bretts Wharf ferry terminal, and a 17 min walk from Doomben train station. See you there!

    August 18, 2022 at 5:30pm
    Workshop 14
    14 8 Hercules St
    Hamilton, QLD 04007
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  • Time for Virginia, New Jersey, Ohio CD 11/15, and Florida CD 20 voters to start returning ballots

    IMPORTANT VOTING INFORMATION for Virginia, New Jersey, Ohio CD 11/15, and Florida CD 20 voters: By now, you should have requested your ballot for your election on November 2, 2021. If you haven't requested your ballot, go to www.votefromabroad.org and click START to fill out the FPCA form - for most people it just takes a few minutes.
    If you have already returned your FPCA form, your ballot should be in your email inbox this weekend. If you don't see it, contact your local election office next week and ask them to email you a blank ballot. Note that mail service from the US is experiencing new disruptions due to recent COVID-19 outbreaks in Australia, so it's best to request your blank ballot via email and not wait for your state to mail a hard copy.
    Next, check your state voting guide to see what method of ballot return your state allows (postal mail-only, fax, or email) and send your completed ballot as soon as possible. Remember that mail and voting issues are still a concern, so it's best to vote electronically if you can. Don't wait to vote, in case you have to correct an error or supply extra information to your state, and remember to check back and confirm your ballot was counted.
    If you need help, use the support chat at www.votefromabroad.org or email the Democrats Abroad Australia team at [email protected]

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  • published Results of 2021 Queensland General Meeting in News 2021-07-09 07:49:19 -0400

    Results of 2021 Queensland General Meeting

    On Saturday 26 June with 24 proxy votes, Layne Mostyn was confirmed as the Queensland chapter chair for the 2021-23 term. The focus of the coming two years will be on doing our part as citizens overseas to mobilize the vote for the midterms and promote a popular Democratic agenda: residency based taxation, voting protections, universal healthcare, climate emergency response, eliminating gun violence, and achieving racial/gender justice.

    The new chapter email is [email protected] 

    We will be immediately renewing our friendly monthly social get togethers every 3rd Thursday, so check our events page for the next one and please join us!

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