January 02, 2022

New Year, New Elections! Request Your Ballot NOW for 2022!

As we enter the new year, Democrats Abroad would like to remind you to (re-)register to vote and request your ballot NOW for 2022 elections at www.votefromabroad.org

Even if you’ve voted from abroad in the past, we urge all overseas voters to (re-)register and request a ballot at the start of each calendar year. Republicans love to purge voters like you and me from the voter rolls–don’t let this happen to you in such a critical election year!

34 U.S. Senate seats, all 435 U.S. Representative seats, 46 state legislatures, and 36 state governorships are up for grabs in November 2022. From voting rights to climate protection to access to affordable healthcare and education, too much is at stake to sit this one out!


Protecting and expanding Democratic majorities across the United States will be an all-hands-on-deck effort. Please help us get out the vote and win critical elections this year by…

Spreading the Word to Other Americans (including dual citizens!)

Who else do you know who’s living abroad? Forward them this email and remind them to (re-)register to vote and request their ballot early!


We’re calling overseas voters from battleground states, starting with Texas on January 15, and we need callers! Attend our phonebanking training on January 11 at 1:30pm Eastern to brush up or learn the ropes. All members welcome! RSVP here.

Following Us On Social Media

Like and share our voting information on social media, including from our Democrats Abroad FacebookDemocrats Abroad TwitterVote from Abroad Facebook, and Vote from Abroad Twitter

Becoming A Sustaining Donor

Help us realize our extensive outreach plan for reaching and supporting voters abroad – from social media and phonebanking campaigns to live voter assistance and website maintenance – by signing up to make a monthly donation in 2022. As an entirely volunteer-run and donation-funded organiatzion, every bit helps!


Wednesday, January 5 

1:00pm Eastern – Meet Shelia Cherfilus-McCormick, the Democratic candidate running in the January 11 special election in Florida's 20th Congressional District

Thursday, January 6

1:30pm Eastern – Defending Democracy: In Conversation with Malcolm Nance and Ruth Ben-Ghiat

Friday, January 7

1:00pm Eastern – The Re-United States: A Documentary Film Screening and Live Q&A with Filmmakers

Saturday, January 8

2:00am Eastern – Voting Rights, Swing States, and Justice Inequality: In Conversation with Black Lives Matter Tokyo

Tuesday, January 11

1:30pm Eastern – Phonebanking Training

Saturday, January 15

All Day – International Voter Registration Day (be sure to share our social media posts about this with your friends and family!)

Sunday, January 16

11:30am Eastern – Why We Can't Wait: A Conversation About Reparations With Human Rights Watch

We’re excited to have you on board during this critical election year and thank you for already (re-)registering and requesting your ballot at www.votefromabroad.org. May you have a peaceful and healthy 2022!


Candice Kerestan

International Chair

Pennsylvania voter in Germany