Vice Chair, Switzerland

I grew up in a union household and have voted Democrat as long as I can remember. This isn't just because I have directly benefited from the social safety net that Democrats are fighting to protect and strengthen, but also because I believe everyone should have access to that safety net. It should be there for us when we need it.

While Democrats won in 2020, controlling the House, Senate, and White House, we still have a lot of work to do. The Senate is deadlocked due to the combination of the lazy filibuster and the GOP members who refuse to work across the aisle. Without a Senate that will pass legislature, the only way to accomplish anything is with Executive Orders. That isn't the way our government is designed to operate.

There is so much that needs to be pushed forward for the good of the country as well as its residents and citizens:

  • Healthcare reform (including access for women and transgender individuals)
  • Minimum wage
  • Climate policy
  • Voter protection (including an end to partisan gerrymandering)
  • Racial justice for BIPOC
  • Common sense gun control
  • Tax policy for tax payers living in- and outside of the US
  • Immigration reform
  • ... and much more

The 45th Presidential Administration spurred many people into political action; I was definitely one of them. Now we must keep going. We have to remind our leaders that they work for us and failure to act can result in a failure to re-elect. We, the voters, have to hold power to account and make sure that the legislators are doing the job for which they are being handsomely paid. It is my opinion that remaining active in Democrats Abroad Switzerland is the best way for me to effect change, and I think it is a great way for all US citizens living in Switzerland to do so.

I invite anyone reading this to join us:


  • published 2023-24 Call for Candidates in News 2022-12-01 08:31:51 -0500

    2023-24 Call for Candidates

    Democrats Abroad Switzerland (DACH) will elect a new Executive Committee (ExCom) at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Basel on Sunday January 15. Now is the time to heed the call for candidates and get involved! We especially encourage those who have some previous experience at any level in DACH registering voters or helping out in some capacity to step forward. Volunteers should be committed to being task oriented team players. We are a grassroots organization with a small budget and no paid staff. We meet monthly via video conferencing, and work and organize between meetings using Slack, an online team communications tool. Willingness to use this tool is necessary. If you enjoy working online, then a national position might be well suited to your skills!

    Our primary mission is to use our various skills and enthusiasm to reach out and find Americans living in Switzerland and help them register to vote in upcoming US elections. There are many opportunities for activism and to work on political issues important to our members here in Switzerland and within our international organization (DA). Democrats Abroad has regular in-person meetings in Europe, Washington DC and other member countries that provide opportunities to train for the upcoming elections, to work together with other country committees on the DA platform, policies, and caucuses, and to hear stimulating political speakers. The ExCom guides the DA effort in Switzerland.

    PLEASE CONSIDER RUNNING FOR AN OFFICE!

    Executive Committee Officers

    The ExCom is the leadership of DACH and is made up of twelve officers, of which eight will be elected at the AGM and four sit as ex-officio (Chapter Chairs and previous DACH Chair). Officers are elected for two-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms. Officers are members like you who volunteer their time and skills to represent and organize Democrats across Switzerland. The elected positions are listed below.

    DPCA Voting Representatives

    In addition to electing the ExCom at the AGM, we will elect three voting representatives to the Democratic Party Committee Abroad (DPCA). This is DA at the global level, which is part of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Each country committee, eg. Switzerland, sends reps to vote at DPCA global meetings. In 2023/24, we estimate that DACH will send five, of which our Chair and Vice-Chair are two. The three others are elected from among the DACH membership. You may run both for an ExCom office and to be DPCA Voting Rep.

    Nominations Timeline

    To run for a position, inform the Nominations Committee via email before the deadline of December 11th. Include your name, address, telephone number, email address, and a brief statement of intention to run. By December 21st we will distribute candidate names, short bios, and voting procedures to all members by email.

    Elections will be held during the 2023 AGM on Sunday January 15th, from 2 to 5 PM, Clarastrasse 34, 4058 Basel. At the meeting, additional nominations will be allowed from the floor as described in our Bylaws. Be sure to attend the meeting and vote for your new ExCom!

    By December 11, 2022 Members who wish to run for office shall inform the Chair of the NEC in writing (email)
    December 21, 2022 The NEC will distribute to all current members of DACH a notice regarding the election meeting. The notice will include the names of all candidates and a brief summary of their qualifications
    January 15, 2023 AGM and Elections

    Officer Descriptions

    You can follow this link to see excepts from the DACH Bylaws that describe the positions available.

    In addition to officers at the DACH country level, we will also have elections this Spring for officers in the Basel, Suisse Romande, and Zürich chapters during their AGMs, so you can also run for local chapter positions.


  • is hosting Kitchen Brew Tour & Tasting 2022-11-15 15:12:56 -0500

    Kitchen Brew Tour & Tasting

    Join us at the Kitchen Brew brewery in Allschwil for a tour of the facilities, a tasting, and a substantial apéro!

    DACH Basel has arranged this exclusive tour for our members and we would love to see you there. This event is our 2022 holiday party!

    Additional glasses of beer can be purchased at cost from the brewery.


    Add to your Google Calendar.

    WHEN
    December 08, 2022 at 6:00pm
    WHERE
    Kitchen Brew
    Binningerstrasse 101
    Allschwil, BL 4123
    Switzerland
    Google map and directions
    $45.00 USD · 11 rsvps sold out

  • published Vote in the 2022 Midterms from Switzerland in News 2022-09-21 10:44:14 -0400

    Vote in the 2022 Midterms from Switzerland

    This is a midterm election year — all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 of the 100 Senate seats, and 39 gubernatorial seats are up for grabs in November. U.S. citizens have the right to vote in primary and general elections, no matter where in the world they live! If you're a U.S. citizen, dual-national, or will be 18 on November 8, 2022, you have the right to vote from abroad in US elections — including in the November 2022 midterms!

    As a U.S. citizen, you can register to vote from abroad while living, working, or traveling overseas by submitting one form — the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). It doesn't matter if you were registered to vote before you left the U.S., how long you’ve lived outside the U.S., or if you've never resided in the U.S. at all. You have the right to vote!

    The U.S. State Department recommends, “all U.S. citizens living abroad complete and submit a new Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) annually, to ensure you remain on your state’s voter rolls and to ensure your local election office has your up-to-date contact information.” Vote From Abroad provides all the information, forms, and support help in one place to make voting easy!

    📌  Please note that there is NO IN-PERSON VOTING in Switzerland for the November election! 📌

    ✭ ✭ In 2022, these States must mail in the ballot. Vote as soon as you get your ballot! Don't wait to return your ballot! ✭  ✭

     Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

    Go to www.votefromabroad.org/states for specific  details


    KEY POINTS FOR VOTING

    • Request your overseas ballot now! www.votefromabroad.org 
    • Ask on the request form (FPCA) that your ballot be sent to you by email
    • Submit your request form by email, if your state allows
    • Return your voted ballot electronically (email, upload, or fax), if your state allows 
    • If your state requires you to mail back your ballot:
      • Request your ballot NOW, so you’ll receive it on Sept 24 when counties start sending overseas ballots out (45 days before the election)
      • Download and vote your ballot as soon as you receive it
      • Use the diplomatic pouch (by Oct 2nd) or use a courier service to sent it back
    • Track your request form and your ballot
    • Questions? [email protected]

    ✭ ✭ ✭  ✭  ✭  ✭  ✭  ✭  ✭

    What's covered on this page: 

    1. Registering to vote and requesting your ballot

    2. Confirming your request has been accepted

    3. Receiving your ballot

    4. Oct 1 and the ballot hasn’t arrived?

    5. Voting your ballot

    6. Returning your ballot

    7. Checking twice to prevent mistakes

    8. Confirming your ballot's arrival

    9. What to do if you encounter difficulties

    10. Getting your "I Voted from Switzerland" Stickers

    ✭ ✭ ✭  ✭  ✭  ✭  ✭  ✭  ✭

    1. Registering to vote and requesting your ballot for the 2022 midterm elections

    The first step is to request your ballot, and if need be, register to vote from abroad. You should do this every election year to ensure you remain on your state’s overseas voter rolls and to ensure your local election office has your up-to-date contact information. It’s important to register as an absentee voter from abroad because the ballots of US citizens voting from abroad have special protections and are different from the standard absentee ballot. 

    Go to votefromabroad.org to fill out your Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) absentee ballot request — it takes 5-10 minutes! If you're not registered to vote, the FPCA also serves as a voter registration form. Choose the option to receive ballots by email.

    The second step is to submit the FPCA absentee ballot request form to your local election office in the United States. Most states allow you to submit your FPCA directly from votefromabroad.org without the need to print it out. But some states require that you submit your completed form by email attachment, fax, or postal mail. State deadlines and submission methods can be found here.

    If you have any questions while filling out your request form, go to the Vote from Abroad FAQ sectiontype your question in the website's chatbox (red circle in the bottom right-hand corner of each screen), or you can email us at [email protected] 


    Watch a video on how to use www.votefromabroad.org in English or auf Deutsch.



    2. Confirming your request has been accepted ✅

    After submitting your FPCA absentee ballot request form, call or email your Local Election Official (LEO) to confirm they have received it and will be sending your ballot. Your LEO's contact information is listed in the instructions generated when you fill out your FPCA form at Vote from Abroad. You can also look up their contact info here

    Most states provide a website where you can verify your voter status. To find your state's website, click here and scroll down to “Where Is My Ballot?"

    3. Receiving your ballot 📬

    Your overseas absentee ballot is not your standard absentee ballot back home! Thanks to the MOVE Act, all states must send FPCA-requested absentee ballots to overseas voters no later than 45 days before a federal election — this year that’s September 24, 2022

    And, if requested, all states must send overseas voters their ballot by email.

    You don't need to wait for ballots to arrive on September 24. If you're worried your ballot won't arrive on time, send in a Backup Ballot NOW. The Backup Ballot (Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot or FWAB) is specifically for overseas voters who are concerned they won't receive their official ballot in time to return it by the deadline. All details about the Backup Ballot can be found here.

    4. Your ballot hasn’t arrived? 📭

    Check your spam folder. Still no ballot? Contact your local election official here and confirm they’ve sent your ballot to you. Go to votefromabroad.org if you need to send in a new FPCA absentee ballot request form.

    If you haven’t received your ballot by October 1 and your state requires postal mail return, we recommend you send in a Backup Ballot to make sure your vote gets to your state in time. All details about the Backup Ballot can be found here.

    5. Voting your ballot 🗳️

    It’s easy to get informed about candidates, ballot initiatives, and judicial candidates and important to vote your ballot completely. State and local races are critical in 2022! 

    The simplest way is to vote for Democrats straight down the ballot. Some elected positions do not list a party affiliation, like school boards, judges, and others. To determine who to vote for in those cases, you can do the following: 

    • Google your county's local Democratic Party
    • Go to the League of Women Voters personalized ballot service 
    • Go to Ballotpedia - Example: google “Ballotpedia Arizona elections 2022”
    • Google the candidate's name to find their campaign website

    6. There are lots of ways to return your ballot! 

    📌 Remember! Only use a mail service if you cannot return your ballot electronically 📌

    Ballot return methods – by email, online, postal mail, fax – vary by state. Always return your ballot as quickly as possible, but especially if your state only allows postal mail return. Find your state's exact ballot return methods here.

    If your state allows email, online upload, or fax for ballot return, please use these options as they’re not subject to delay! Here is more information on fax submission.

    If your state requires postal mail return, see info below on options from Switzerland.

    New Jersey Voters: Please note that New Jersey allows for email or fax returns, but requires that the ballot ALSO be sent by postal mail.

    New York Voters: Here are instructions on how to fold the New York State General Election ballot.


    Need help scanning your ballot?

    Watch this video on how to scan using your smartphone.

    If you don't have a scanning app on your phone, you can use Adobe Scan mobile app for iPhone & Android


    International Postal Service: 

    If your state requires postal mail ballot return, one option is to use express international mail from the Swiss Postal Service. Please remember mail service can be slow and send your ballot as soon as possible!

    You should – and some states require you – to ask for a postmark or date stamp (Poststempelcachet de la poste, or timbro postale) to be placed on the outer envelope. Find out your state’s requirements here

     The U.S. Embassy/Consulate diplomatic pouch: The U.S. Consulate in Switzerland requests that ballots sent by the diplomatic post be dropped off no later than four weeks before the ballot due date. You will need to place your ballots in a U.S. postage paid return envelopes (usually provided with your ballot) or in envelopes bearing sufficient U.S. postage. You can download a free U.S. postage-paid return envelope template at FVAP.gov.

    Please be aware that using the diplomatic pouch does not mean your ballot will arrive faster. It can take up to four weeks for the mail to reach its final destination. Use a Back-up Ballot to make the diplomatic pouch deadline if your regular ballot hasn’t arrived. Find out more here.

    The U.S. Embassy and Consular Agency addresses in Switzerland are: 

    U.S. Embassy Bern
    Sulgeneckstrasse 19
    3007 Bern
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. (Closed U.S. and Swiss holidays)

    U.S. Consular Agency Zürich
    Dufourstrasse 101
    3rd floor
    8008 Zürich
    Hours: Mon/Tues/Thurs, 10 AM to 1 PM; Wed, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. (Closed on Fridays and U.S. and Swiss holidays)
    Directions: Take Tram 2 or Tram 4 in the direction of Tiefenbrunnen to the stop "Feldeggstrasse."

    U.S. Consular Agency Geneva
    Rue François-Versonnex 7
    1207 Geneva
    Hours: Mon, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM; Wed, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM; Thurs, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM to 2 PM. (Closed on Tuesdays, Fridays, and U.S. and Swiss holidays)

    More information is on the website. 

     Courier Service:

    If your state requires postal mail ballot return, the quickest option is to use a courier service.

    Even with expedited courier services though, ballots still take several days to get to the United States. Please send your ballot as soon as possible! Do not wait! You should – and some states require you – ask for a postmark or date stamp (Poststempelcachet de la poste, or timbro postale) to be placed on the outer envelope. Find out your state’s requirements here. We do not recommend booking or paying online with any courier service. You will not receive a postmark if you book or pay online.

    📌 Remember! Only use a mail service if you cannot return your ballot electronically 📌

    7. Checking twice to prevent mistakes 👀

    When filling out and packaging your ballot, don't forget to review the instructions carefully. Don't let human error spoil your ballot!

    Regardless of how you send in your ballot, remember that you – the voter – must be the one who places it “in the mail.” In some states, it is unlawful for any other person to handle your voted ballot, even if it is sealed. Unsure? Find out your state’s requirements here

    8. Confirming your ballot's arrival at your local election office in the United States ✓✓

    Once you've sent your ballot, follow up with your local election official to make sure that it arrived and will be counted. Please do not just assume that your ballot has made it! 

    The easiest way to ensure your ballot has arrived is to go to "Track Your Ballot" on your state’s website. You can also look up your local election office's contact details here and contact them directly. They may be experiencing a high volume of calls, so you may need to be persistent to get through to someone.

    9. Having trouble? Need help? 😕

    We understand that the voting process to some states can be confusing — that's why we're here to help! Send us an email at [email protected] or contact [email protected]

    Or, a one-on-one live voter help is just a Zoom away! Click in to ZoomTheVote, hosted and staffed by experienced VoteFromAbroad voter helpers, from anywhere in the world. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from noon-4pm EDT and Sundays from 11am-3pm EDT. Link to join is here: https://qrco.de/bbh0zg Please share widely!

     

     

    10. Get your "I Voted from Switzerland" sticker

    Thank you for voting! If you would like to print an “I Voted from Switzerland” sticker go here.


  • published Registration Deadlines for the 2022 Midterms in News 2022-09-13 09:28:44 -0400

    Registration Deadlines for the 2022 Midterms

    The 2022 Midterms are around the corner! Check the chart below for your state's registration and ballot request deadlines. Make sure you visit VoteFromAbroad.org as soon as possible to register to vote and/or request your ballot.

    State Registration Deadline Ballot Request Deadline Ballot Return Deadline
    Mississippi
    Rec'd by Sept. 29, 2022 Varies; check with your Local Election Official (LEO)

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 5 days

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Alaska

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 9, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 9

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Oct. 29

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 7

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 15 days

    Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    South Carolina

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Rec'd by Oct. 9, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 11

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 at 7 PM
    if only sent by mail, rec'd by Nov. 10 at 5 PM

    Illinois

    Rec'd by Oct. 9, 2022

    Rec'd by Oct. 29

    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 14 days

    Rhode Island

    Rec'd by Oct. 9, 2022

    Rec'd by Oct. 18

    Rec'd by Nov. 15

    Arkansas*

    Postmarked by Oct. 10, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 1

    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 10 days

    Louisiana*

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 10, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 10

    Online:
    Rec'd by Oct. 18

    Rec'd by Nov. 7

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Kentucky

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 10, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 10 at 4 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 1

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 6 PM

    Florida

    Postmarked by Oct. 11, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Oct. 29

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 10 days

    Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    New Mexico

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 11, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 11

    Rec'd by Nov. 3

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Ohio

    Rec'd by Oct. 11, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 5 at noon

    Sent by Nov. 8 at 12:01 AM and rec'd within 10 days

    Georgia*

    Rec'd by Oct. 11, 2022

    Rec'd by Oct. 28

    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 3 days

    Oklahoma

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 14, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 14

    Rec'd by Oct. 24 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Idaho

    Rec'd by Oct. 14, 2022

    Rec'd by Oct. 28

    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    Virginia 

    Rec'd by Oct. 17, 2022

    Rec'd by Oct. 28 at 5 PM

    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd by noon within 3 days

    Maryland

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 18, 2022

    Online:
    Rec'd by Oct. 18 at 11:59 PM

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Nov. 1 at 8 PM

    Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 1 at 11:59 PM

    Email or Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 4 at 11:59 PM

    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 10 days

    Oregon

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 18, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 18

    Online:
    Rec'd by Oct. 18 at 11:59 PM

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Nov. 3

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 7 days

    West Virginia

    Rec'd Oct. 18, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 2

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Nov. 14

    New Jersey

    Rec'd by Oct. 18, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Nov. 1

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 4

    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 6 days

    Washington, DC

    Rec'd by Oct. 18, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 5

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Nov. 15, 2022

    Wisconsin

    Postmarked by Oct. 19, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 3 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Texas Rec'd by Oct. 19, 2022 Rec'd by Oct. 28 Rec'd by Nov. 14
    New York Rec'd by Oct. 19, 2022 Rec'd by Nov. 1 Postmarked by Nov. 7 and rec'd within 7 days
    Nebraska

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 21, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 21

    Rec'd by Oct. 28 at 8 PM Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM
    Alabama

    Postmarked by Oct. 24, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 1 Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 7 days
    Delaware

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 24, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 24

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Nov. 4 at 4:30 PM

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 7 at noon

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM
    California

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Oct. 24, 2022

    Fax or Online:
    Rec'd by Oct. 24

    Rec'd by Nov. 1

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 7 days

    Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Wyoming

    Rec'd by Oct. 24, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 7

    Rec'd by Nov 8 at 7 PM

    Pennsylvania

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Oct. 24, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 24 at 11:59 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 7

    Postmarked by Nov. 7 and rec'd by Nov. 15 at 5 PM

    South Dakota

    Rec'd by Oct. 24, 2022 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 7 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Utah

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Oct. 28, 2022

    Online:
    Rec'd by Oct. 28 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 3 at 5 PM

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 7 and rec'd within 13 days

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 12:01 AM

    Hawaii

    Postmarked by Oct. 31, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 1 at 4:30 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Indiana Mail:
    Rec'd by Oct. 31, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Oct. 31 at 11:59 PM
    Mail:
    Rec'd by Oct. 27 at 11:59 PM

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 7 at Noon

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 10 days

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 6 PM

    Tennessee Rec'd by Nov. 1, 2022 Rec'd by Nov. 1

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Connecticut Rec'd by Nov. 1, 2022 Rec'd by Nov. 7

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Missouri Rec'd by Nov. 4, 2022 Rec'd by Nov. 4

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 3 days

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    North Carolina

    Rec'd by Nov. 7, 2022 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 7 at 5 PM

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7:30 PM

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd by Nov. 17 at 5 PM

    Maine

    Rec'd by Nov. 7, 2022 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 7 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Kansas

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    Sent by Nov. 8

    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    Colorado

    Postmarked by Nov. 8, 2022 and rec'd within 8 days

    Varies; check with your LEO

    Postmarked by Nov. 8 at 7 PM and rec'd within 8 days

    Nevada

    Email/Fax/Mail:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8, 2022

    Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Email/Fax/Mail:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8, 2022

    Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 4 days

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Washington

    Rec'd by Nov. 8, 2022

    Not required

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Minnesota

    Rec'd by Nov. 8, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Vermont

    Rec'd by Nov. 8, 2022

    Sent by Nov. 7 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8

    New Hampshire

    Rec'd by Nov. 8, 2022

    Rec'd by Nov. 7 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 5 PM

    Arizona

    Rec'd by Nov. 8, 2022 at 7 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 6:59 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 7 PM

    Montana

    Rec'd by Nov. 8, 2022 at 8 PM

    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Mail:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Email/Fax/Online:
    Sent by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Iowa Not required Rec'd by Nov. 7, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 7 and rec'd within 6 days

    Online or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    North Dakota Not required Rec'd by Nov. 7, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 7 and rec'd within 13 days

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 7 at 11:59 PM

    Massachusetts Not required Rec'd by Nov. 2, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by Nov. 8 and rec'd within 10 days

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    Michigan Varies; check with your LEO Rec'd by Nov. 5, 2022 at 2 PM Rec'd by Nov. 8 at 8 PM

    * State has a General Election Runoff. See the next chart for this information.

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  • DCCC Reception and Dinner with Adam Schiff and Sean Patrick Maloney

    A friend of DA in Geneva will host Democratic U.S. House Representatives Adam Schiff (CA) and Sean Patrick Maloney (NY) at a gala evening event. This will be an apéro with a chance to hear and meet the two congress members, to be followed by a private dinner for special guests. This is a fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

    Democrats Abroad is not a sponsor but is happy to publicize such events of special interest to our members. Special donation rates are available to Democrats Abroad members.

    When: October 3, 2022 | 6 PM
    Where: A private residence in Geneva | will be provided upon ticket purchase.
    Tickets: https://act.dccc.org/a/geneva2022


  • published News/Event Submission in Switzerland 2022-07-14 13:40:14 -0400

    News/Event Submission

    Have you heard a news story you think other Democrats Abroad might be interested in? Or is there an event we should know about? Maybe you're even hosting an event yourself!

    Please use this Google Form to let us know.

    And if you have any questions/comments, feel free to email us at [email protected].


  • published You're Invited to an Independence Day Party! in News 2022-06-13 12:18:05 -0400

    You're Invited to an Independence Day Party!

    Dear Swiss Democrats,

    We would be delighted for you, your family, and your friends to join us on July 3rd at the charming Köniz Castle in Bern, to celebrate Independence Day! It’s exciting to be able to host our first nationwide event since the beginning of the pandemic, and to have a chance to reconnect with old friends as well as meet Dems new to Switzerland. We’ve organized a grill picnic, games, face-painting, and a US news trivia contest with prizes.

    See all the details below, and don’t forget to RSVP!

    When:  Sunday, July 3, 2022 | 2:00 – 7:00 PM

    Where: Schloss Köniz (http://www.kulturhof.ch/; http://goo.gl/maps/mPyAiLiPBeFsqyK57)

    Public transport: From the Bern Hauptbahnhof train station, take Bus 10 (direction Schliern, Bus-Endstation) 9 stops and get off at Köniz, Schloss.

    Carpooling: Can you offer a ride or are you looking for one? Please click here to post a comment on the public board.

    Parking:  You can drive into the venue courtyard to drop things off and you can park at Parkplatz Schloss Köniz (http://goo.gl/maps/mPtQ9j4WF4XGeGsy6)

    Cost: This event is free, including non-alcoholic refreshments.

    Contact: If you have further questions about the venue or have thought of a way to help, please contact Radhika Garland  [email protected] (+41 76 778 60 78) and Liz Voss [email protected] (+ 41 78 931 91 13).

    Program: 

    • 2:00-5:30 pm : Open Grill and Apéro. Bring your picnic supplies with you; we will provide the grill.  If you are bringing something to share, please let us know! We will provide refreshments and soft drinks. There will also be local beer, at cost.
    • 3:00-5:00 pm: Games, face painting, and more. There will be stands for face painting as well as some lawn-games like Molki and Baci.
    • 3:00-7:00 pm: Political action time!
      • Letter writing marathon. We hope to write at least 100 letters/postcards to our elected officials, voters in swing states via Vote Forward, and voters living in Switzerland.
      • "Why I'm Voting" Booth. Record a short video about why voting in US elections is important to you.
      • "Bans Off Our Bodies" mini protest. The SCOTUS decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced on Friday, June 24, 2022, and Roe v. Wade has officially been overturned. Make a sign and take a picture for us to use on our social media feeds.
    • 5:30 pm: US Politics Trivia Contest. Have you been keeping up with U.S. news this last year? Do you know what item the Biden administration plans to phase out by 2023, using new energy-efficient standards? How about U.S .history? We’ll have lots of questions of varying difficulty and prizes for the winners.

    Please do not forget to RSVP! We need to know how many people are likely to attend, to have enough beverages. Click here to register: http://www.democratsabroad.org/lizneilvoss/4th_of_july_-_together_again 

    *Can you help us on the day of?*
    Are you based in Bern? Are you free to help us a little bit the day of with the set-up or break-down of the venue? Do you have a grill to lend? Please reach out to Radhika, [email protected]!


  • Hot Flash from the DACH Women's Caucus: May 2022 Edition

    We're sure you saw the headlines when you woke up yesterday: 

    Leaked draft of Supreme Court ruling signals a seismic shift in American politics and law.

    If you're experiencing some feelings in light of this news, join us for an open conversation on what a Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade would mean to us and an inclusionary place to share your thoughts and fears.

    Read more

  • published DA Switzerland 2022 Annual General Meeting in News 2022-04-21 09:33:17 -0400

    DA Switzerland 2022 Annual General Meeting

    We are pleased to announce the 2022  Annual General Meeting (AGM) via Zoom on Sunday, May 15th at 3:30 pm. The AGM is a great opportunity to come together, re-set, re-focus ahead of  the midterms in November and review our bylaws.

    The AGM will last about 90 minutes with the following proposed agenda:

    • 2021 Year In Review
    • Financial Report
    • Bylaws Revisions
    • Chapter, National Team & Caucus Updates
    • GOTV November Midterms Brainstorm
    • Year Ahead

    We will also vote on our revised bylaws which have been updated to meet current Democrats Abroad global requirements. The revised bylaws include amendments to ensure FEC compliance and Executive Committee decisions by circulation procedure. Here are the DACH Bylaws 2022 for your review. We are looking forward to debating, discussing and voting on them at the AGM.

    That said, it is important to RSVP in order to receive the log in details and your Membership ID to properly register your vote. 

    I'm looking forward to seeing you online for the AGM on May 15th!

    - Eric Burns, Chair


  • published Hot Flash from the DACH Women's Caucus in News 2022-04-11 07:08:11 -0400

    Hot Flash from the DACH Women's Caucus

    Would you like to get more involved with the DA Women's Caucus? We're looking for someone who can organize events (virtual or in-person) and mobilize around issues affecting women. Please contact Alissa at [email protected] to learn more. 

    The DACH Women’s Caucus aims to keep you informed with relevant updates. Here’s some breaking news from the New York Times.


    In advance of a Supreme Court decision, states are proposing new restrictions and heavier criminal penalties on medication abortion.

    Kate Zernike | April 6, 2022

    Last year, after Texas passed its strict abortion ban, surgical abortions in the state dropped by half. Many women found a workaround: pills. The week the law took effect, requests for medication abortion shot up to 138 a day from 11 a day at just one service that delivers the pills by mail.

    Anti-abortion lawmakers in the state were already on it. That same week, they passed another law making it a felony to provide abortion pills through the mail and requiring doctors to comply with new testing and reporting procedures to prescribe them.

    Medication abortion is the new front in the nation’s five-decade-long fight, as both sides anticipate that by summer the Supreme Court could overturn or pare back the constitutional right to abortion established in Roe v. Wade.

    Supporters of abortion rights, who argue that women should be able to make their own reproductive choices, see the pills as a workaround in states that have already moved to ban or severely restrict abortion. Women in those states would get abortions not in the back alleys of pre-Roe America, but via a post office box or a friend in a state where abortion remains legal, or from an online pharmacy in India.

    To anti-abortion activists, who believe ending a pregnancy is murder, the pills are a back door to be locked shut with new restrictions and heavier criminal penalties. In the first three months of this year, legislators proposed more than 100 restrictions on medication in 22 states.

     

    Read more

  • published Bacchus Caucus: Recap and Please Join Us! in News 2022-04-11 06:47:19 -0400

    Bacchus Caucus: Recap and Please Join Us!

    A new Presidential administration prompted us to change the name of our wine tasting events. Without so much to whine about, we no longer felt that Wine Whine was an appropriate name. Instead, we're celebrating the Democrats in power and paying homage to the Roman god Bacchus (known as Dionysus to the Greeks), the god of wine and ecstasy.

    Twice rescheduled due to Covid, the Basel chapter was finally able to meet for the first of a two part series, comparing wines from the Old World and the New. Tasting number one focused on white wines and the second (date to be announced soon - stay tuned!) will focus on red wines. Here are some pictures from the evening as well as a description from our host and sommelier, Steph Waite.

    First Bacchus Caucus wine class in over 1.5 years with @swissdemocrats Basel chapter! The theme was Old World vs. New World white wines. Got to showcase the beautiful Finger Lakes wine region with @forgecellars classic riesling against a @weingut_markusmolitor Mosel riesling, paired with slightly spicy garlic ginger chicken.

    Chardonnay was next with a beautiful Chassagene-Montracht from @domainebernardmoreau_et_fils against a Mendoza bottling from @elenemigowines and paired with gougères.

    We finished up with sauv blanc from @rustenbergwines in Stellenbosch against our neighbor winery here in Muttenz - @weingutjauslin - paired with a chèvre and caramelized onion tart.

    What a seriously fun evening we had 🍷 🥂 🇺🇸

    Does this sound like an event you would enjoy? And do you live near Geneva? (Or are you willing to travel?) If you answered yes to those questions, then you're in luck!

    Sommelier Steph travels to Geneva with a unique “vertical” wine tasting! Join us at an old-town Geneva private residence in sampling six wines of the same type at different price/quality levels. Enjoy great wines, great food (each wine offered with an appropriate food pairing) and a fascinating exploration of what makes a great wine! Canton Geneva COVID mask and certificate requirements in effect on the date will be observed.

    • US citizens: CHF 35
    • Non-US citizens (only as a guest of a US citizen): CHF 10

    Tickets are available at Eventzilla.


  • published Race to 222 Update! in News 2022-02-22 11:47:37 -0500

    Race to 222 Update!

    It's another election year, and 2022 may hold the most important midterm elections of our lifetime! To make sure that Democrats hold the House and Senate (and maybe pick up some Governorships and Secretaries of State along the way), Democrats Abroad needs to mobilize all of our members, as well as registering new voters!

    You can help!

    First, go to VoteFromAbroad.org to register to vote and/or request your ballot(s) for 2022.

    To make the voter registration process more fun for our members, we created a "Race to 222" campaign. We tried to register 222 members by 2/22/2022. Here's where we stand on February 22nd:

    We didn't meet our goal, but now let's see how fast we can get there. Tell your friends, family, and acquaintances to request their ballots as well. US politics are world politics, so our votes from abroad matter for us as well as for people still living stateside. Make your voice heard!

    Already requested your ballot?

    THANK YOU! You should be receiving a message from a DACH leader in the coming days with a special "Race to 222" graphic you can add to your social media accounts to help get the word out!

    Read more

  • published Race to 222 Update! in News 2022-02-14 03:07:05 -0500

    Race to 222 Update!

    It's another election year, and 2022 may hold the most important midterm elections of our lifetime! To make sure that Democrats hold the House and Senate (and maybe pick up some Governorships and Secretaries of State along the way), Democrats Abroad needs to mobilize all of our members, as well as registering new voters!

    You can help!

    First, go to VoteFromAbroad.org to register to vote and/or request your ballot(s) for 2022.

    To make the voter registration process more fun for our members, we have created a "Race to 222" campaign. What does this mean? We are trying to register 222 members by 2/22/2022. Here's where we stand on February 14th:

    Already requested your ballot?

    THANK YOU! You should be receiving a message from a DACH leader in the coming days with a special "Race to 222" graphic you can add to your social media accounts to help get the word out!

    Read more

  • published Race to 222 Update! in News 2022-02-07 02:25:24 -0500

    Race to 222 Update!

    It's another election year, and 2022 may hold the most important midterm elections of our lifetime! To make sure that Democrats hold the House and Senate (and maybe pick up some Governorships and Secretaries of State along the way), Democrats Abroad needs to mobilize all of our members, as well as registering new voters!

    You can help!

    First, go to VoteFromAbroad.org to register to vote and/or request your ballot(s) for 2022.

    To make the voter registration process more fun for our members, we have created a "Race to 222" campaign. What does this mean? We are trying to register 222 members by 2/22/2022. Here's where we stand on February 7th:

    Already requested your ballot?

    THANK YOU! You should be receiving a message from a DACH leader in the coming days with a special "Race to 222" graphic you can add to your social media accounts to help get the word out!

    Read more

  • published Race to 222 Update! in News 2022-01-31 10:00:48 -0500

    Race to 222 Update!

    It's another election year, and 2022 may hold the most important midterm elections of our lifetime! To make sure that Democrats hold the House and Senate (and maybe pick up some Governorships and Secretaries of State along the way), Democrats Abroad needs to mobilize all of our members, as well as registering new voters!

    You can help!

    First, go to VoteFromAbroad.org to register to vote and/or request your ballot(s) for 2022.

    To make the voter registration process more fun for our members, we have created a "Race to 222" campaign. What does this mean? We are trying to register 222 members by 2/22/2022. As of January 31st, we have passed the halfway mark!

    Already requested your ballot?

    THANK YOU! You should be receiving a message from a DACH leader in the coming days with a special "Race to 222" graphic you can add to your social media accounts to help get the word out!

    Read more

  • published Race to 222 Update! in News 2022-01-24 08:02:36 -0500

    Race to 222 Update!

    It's another election year, and 2022 may hold the most important midterm elections of our lifetime! To make sure that Democrats hold the House and Senate (and maybe pick up some Governorships and Secretaries of State along the way), Democrats Abroad needs to mobilize all of our members, as well as registering new voters!

    You can help!

    First, go to VoteFromAbroad.org to register to vote and/or request your ballot(s) for 2022.

    To make the voter registration process more fun for our members, we have created a "Race to 222" campaign. What does this mean? We are trying to register 222 members by 2/22/2022. As of January 24th, we are almost halfway there!

    Already requested your ballot?

    THANK YOU! You should be receiving a message from a DACH leader in the coming days with a special "Race to 222" graphic you can add to your social media accounts to help get the word out!

    Read more

  • published Race to 222 Update! in News 2022-01-18 07:08:58 -0500

    Race to 222 Update!

    It's a new year, and 2022 may hold the most important midterm elections of our lifetime! To make sure that Democrats hold the House and Senate (and maybe pick up some Governorships and Secretaries of State along the way), Democrats Abroad needs to mobilize all of our members, as well as registering new voters!

    You can help!

    First, go to VoteFromAbroad.org to register to vote and/or request your ballot(s) for 2022.

    Then, join DA Switzerland at a Virtual Voter Registration Training tonight to learn how to request your own ballot and how to help others do the same. Voter registration will be an all-hands-on-deck situation this year!

    To make the voter registration process more fun for our members, we have created a "Race to 222" campaign. What does this mean? We are trying to register 222 members by 2/22/2022. As of January 18th, we are over a third of the way there!

    Already requested your ballot?

    THANK YOU! You should be receiving a message from a DACH leader in the coming days with a special "Race to 222" graphic you can add to your social media accounts to help get the word out!

    Read more

  • published Race to 222 Update! in News 2022-01-10 13:31:35 -0500

    Race to 222 Update!

    It's a new year, and 2022 may hold the most important midterm elections of our lifetime! To make sure that Democrats hold the House and Senate (and maybe pick up some Governorships and Secretaries of State along the way), Democrats Abroad needs to mobilize all of our members, as well as registering new voters!

    You can help!

    First, go to VoteFromAbroad.org to register to vote and/or request your ballot(s) for 2022.

    Then, join DA Switzerland at a Virtual Voter Registration Training on January 18th to learn how to request your own ballot and how to help others do the same. Voter registration will be an all-hands-on-deck situation this year!

    To make the voter registration process more fun for our members, we have created a "Race to 222" campaign. What does this mean? We are trying to register 222 members by 2/22/2022. As of January 10th, we are a quarter of the way there!

    Already requested your ballot?

    THANK YOU! You should be receiving a message from a DACH leader in the coming days with a special "Race to 222" graphic you can add to your social media accounts to help get the word out!

    Read more

  • published Primary Elections for 2022 in News 2022-01-11 11:53:36 -0500

    Primary Elections for 2022

    Election Day 2022 is November 8, but before we get there, there are primary elections as well! Check the chart below for your state's primary date as well as the registration deadline. Make sure you visit VoteFromAbroad.org as soon as possible to register to vote and/or request your ballots.

    (Requesting your ballot now, before the primary deadline, will also ensure that you are sent ballots for the general election as well as any runoff or special elections this year.)

    State Primary Date Registration Deadline Ballot Request Deadline Ballot Return Deadline
    Texas* March 1, 2022 Rec'd by February 9, 2022 Rec'd by February 18, 2022 Rec'd by March 7, 2022
    California's 22nd Congressional District, special election April 5, 2022 March 21, 2022  

    Postmarked by April 5, 2022 and rec'd within 7 days

    Indiana May 3, 2022 Mail:
    Rec'd by April 25, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by April 25, 2022 at 11:59 PM
    Mail:
    Rec'd by April 21, 2022 at 11:59 PM

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by May 2, 2022 at Noon

    Mail:
    Postmarked by May 3, 2022 and rec'd within 10 days

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by May 3, 2022 at 6 PM

    Ohio May 3, 2022 Rec'd by April 4, 2022 Rec'd by April 30, 2022 at Noon

    Sent by May 3, 2022 at 12:01 AM

    Rec'd within 10 days

    Nebraska May 10, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by April 22, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by April 22, 2022

    Rec'd by May 2, 2022 at 6 PM Rec'd by May 10, 2022 at 6 PM
    West Virginia May 10, 2022 Rec'd by April 19, 2022 Rec'd by May 4, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by May 10, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by May 16, 2022

    Idaho May 17, 2022 Rec'd by April 22, 2022 Rec'd by May 6, 2022 Rec'd by May 17, 2022
    Kentucky May 17, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by April 18, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by April 18, 2022 at 4 PM

    Rec'd by May 10, 2022 Rec'd by May 17, 2022 at 6 PM
    North Carolina* May 17, 2022

    Rec'd by May 16, 2022 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by May 16, 2022 at 5 PM

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by May 17, 2022 at 7:30 PM

    Mail:
    Postmarked by May 16, 2022 and rec'd by May 23, 2022 at 5 PM

    Oregon May 17, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by April 26, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by April 26, 2022

    Online:
    Rec'd by April 26, 2022 at 11:59 PM

    Mail:
    Rec'd by May 12, 2022

    Email/Online/Fax:
    May 17, 2022

    Postmarked by May 17, 2022

    Rec'd within 7 days

    Pennsylvania May 17, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by May 2, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by May 2, 2022 at 11:59 PM

    Rec'd by May 16, 2022

    Signed by May 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM

    Rec'd by May 24, 2022 at 5 PM

    Alabama* May 24, 2022 Postmarked by May 9, 2022 Rec'd by May 17, 2022

    Postmarked by May 24, 2022

    Rec'd within 7 days

    Arkansas* May 24, 2022 Postmarked by April 25, 2022 Rec'd by May 17, 2022

    Postmarked by May 24, 2022

    Rec'd within 10 days

    Georgia* May 24, 2022 Rec'd by April 25, 2022 Rec'd by May 13, 2022

    Postmarked by May 24, 2022

    Rec'd within 3 days

    California June 7, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by May 23, 2022

    Online or Fax:
    Rec'd by May 23, 2022

    Rec'd by May 31, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by June 7, 2022 and rec'd within 7 days

    Fax:
    Rec'd by June 7, 2022 at 8 PM

    Iowa June 7, 2022 Not required Rec'd by June 6, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by June 6, 2022 and rec'd within 6 days

    Online or Fax:
    Rec'd by June 7, 2022 at 8 PM

    Mississippi* June 7, 2022 Rec'd by May 28, 2022 Varies; check with your local election official (LEO)

    Mail:
    Postmarked by June 7, 2022 and rec'd within 5 days

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by June 7, 2022 at 7 PM

    Montana June 7, 2022 Rec'd by June 7, 2022 at 8 PM Rec'd by June 7, 2022 at 8 PM

    Mail:
    Rec'd by June 7, 2022 at 8 PM

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Sent by June 7, 2022 at 8 PM

    New Jersey June 7, 2022 Rec'd by May 17, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by May 31, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by June 3, 2022

    Postmarked by June 7, 2022

    Rec'd within 6 days

    New Mexico June 7, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by May 10, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by May 10, 2022

    Rec'd by June 2, 2022 Rec'd by June 7, 2022 at 7 PM
    South Dakota June 7, 2022 Rec'd by May 23, 2022 at 5 PM Rec'd by June 6, 2022 at 5 PM Rec'd by June 7, 2022 at 7 PM
    Maine June 14, 2022 Rec'd by June 13, 2022 at 5 PM Rec'd by June 13, 2022 at 5 PM Rec'd by June 14, 2022 at 8 PM
    Nevada June 14, 2022

    Mail/Email/Fax:
    Rec'd by June 14, 2022

    Online:
    Rec'd by June 14, 2022 at 7 PM

    Mail/Email/Fax:
    Rec'd by June 14, 2022

    Online:
    Rec'd by June 14, 2022 at 7 PM

    Mail:
    Postmarked by June 14, 2022 and rec'd within 4 days

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by June 14, 2022 at 7 PM

    North Dakota June 14, 2022 Not required Rec'd by June 13, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by June 13, 2022 and rec'd within 13 days

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by June 13, 2022 at 11:59 PM

    South Carolina* June 14, 2022

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by May 15, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by May 16, 2022

    Rec'd by June 14, 2022 at 7 PM

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by June 14, 2022 at 7 PM

    Mail:
    Sent by June 14, 2022 and rec'd by June 15, 2022 at 5 PM

    Washington, DC June 21, 2022 Rec'd by May 31, 2022 Rec'd by June 18, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by June 21, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by June 28, 2022

    Virginia June 21, 2022 Rec'd by May 30, 2022 Rec'd by June 10, 2022 at 5 PM Postmarked on June 21, 2022 and rec'd within 3 days by Noon
    Colorado June 28, 2022

    Postmarked by June 28, 2022

    Rec'd within 8 days

    Varies; check with your LEO

    Postmarked by June 28, 2022 at 7 PM

    Rec'd within 8 days

    Illinois June 28, 2022 Rec'd by May 29, 2022 Rec'd by June 18, 2022

    Postmarked by June 28, 2022

    Rec'd within 14 days

    Maryland June 28, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by June 7, 2022

    Online:
    Rec'd by June 7, 2022 at 11:59 PM

    Mail:
    Rec'd by June 21, 2022 at 8 PM

    Fax:
    Rec'd by June 21, 2022 at 11:59 PM

    Email/Online:
    Rec'd by June 24, 2022 at 11:59 PM

    Postmarked by June 28, 2022

    Rec'd within 10 days

    New York June 28, 2022

    Postmarked by June 3, 2022

    Rec'd by June 8, 2022

    Rec'd by June 21, 2022

    Postmarked by June 27, 2022

    Rec'd within 7 days

    Oklahoma* June 28, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by June 3, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by June 3, 2022

    Rec'd by June 13, 2022 at 5 PM Rec'd by June 28, 2022 at 7 PM
    Utah June 28, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by June 17, 2022

    Online:
    Rec'd by June 17, 2022 at 5 PM

    Rec'd by June 23, 2022 at 5 PM

    Mail:
    Postmarked by June 27, 2022 and rec'd within 13 days

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by June 28, 2022 at 12:01 AM

    Arizona August 2, 2022 Rec'd by August 2, 2022 at 7 PM Rec'd by August 2, 2022 at 6:59 PM Rec'd by August 2, 2022 at 7 PM
    Kansas August 2, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by August 2, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by August 2, 2022

    Sent by August 2, 2022 Rec'd by August 2, 2022
    Michigan August 2, 2022 Varies; check with your LEO Rec'd by July 30, 2022 at 2 PM Rec'd by August 2, 2022 at 8 PM
    Missouri August 2, 2022 Rec'd by July 29, 2022 Rec'd by July 29, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by August 2, 2022 and rec'd within 3 days

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by August 2, 2022

    Washington August 2, 2022 Rec'd by August 2, 2022 Not required

    Mail:
    Postmarked by August 2, 2022

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by August 2, 2022 at 8 PM

    Tennessee August 4, 2022 Rec'd by June 28, 2022 Rec'd by June 28, 2022 Rec'd by August 4, 2022 at 8 PM
    Connecticut August 9, 2022 Rec'd by August 4, 2022 Rec'd by August 8, 2022 Rec'd by August 9, 2022 at 8 PM
    Minnesota August 9, 2022 Rec'd by August 9, 2022 Rec'd by August 9, 2022 Rec'd by August 9, 2022 at 8 PM
    Vermont August 9, 2022 Rec'd by August 9, 2022 Sent by August 8, 2022 at 5 PM Rec'd by August 9, 2022
    Wisconsin August 9, 2022 Postmarked by July 20, 2022 Rec'd by August 4, 2022 at 5 PM Rec'd by August 9, 2022 at 8 PM
    Hawaii August 13, 2022 Postmarked by August 3, 2022 Rec'd by August 6, 2022 at 4:30 PM Rec'd by August 13, 2022 at 7 PM
    Alaska August 16, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by July 17, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by July 17, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by August 6, 2022

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by August 15, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by August 16, 2022 and rec'd within 10 days

    Fax:
    Rec'd by August 16, 2022

    Wyoming August 16, 2022 Rec'd by August 1, 2022 Rec'd by August 15, 2022 Rec'd by August 16, 2022 at 7 PM
    Florida August 23, 2022 Postmarked by July 25, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by August 13, 2022

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by August 23, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by August 23, 2022

    Fax:
    Rec'd by August 23, 2022

    Delaware September 13, 2022

    Mail:
    Postmarked by August 29, 2022

    Email or Fax:
    Rec'd by August 29, 2022

    Mail:
    Rec'd by September 9, 2022 at 4:30 PM

    Email/Online/Fax:
    Rec'd by September 12, 2022 at Noon

    Rec'd by September 13, 2022 at 8 PM
    New Hampshire September 13, 2022 Rec'd by September 13, 2022 Rec'd by September 12, 2022 at 5 PM Rec'd by September 13, 2022 at 5 PM
    Rhode Island September 13, 2022 Rec'd by August 14, 2022 Rec'd by August 23, 2022 Rec'd by September 16, 2022
    Massachusetts September 20, 2022 Not required Rec'd by September 14, 2022 Rec'd by September 20, 2022 at 8 PM
    Louisiana None      

    * State has a Primary Runoff. See the next chart for this information.

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  • published We need YOU! in News 2022-01-06 15:35:40 -0500

    We need YOU!

    DA Switzerland has a few open positions in leadership and we're looking for fresh faces to fill them! If you've been looking for a way to get more involved, read on:

    • Volunteer Coordinator 🧑‍🏫
      A new role we have created and are seeking to fill, our Volunteer Coordinator will welcome new volunteers and find them the right opportunities to be of service.
       
    • Content Curator
      Help us gather content for our newsletter 📰, website 💻, and social media 📱 channels! 
        
    • General Volunteer 🙋
      Not ready to step into a specific leadership role, but still looking to get more involved? No worries! Complete this Volunteer Sign Up Form to let us know your interests!

    If you have questions about any of these roles or are interested in finding out more, please send an email to our Chair, Eric Burns.


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