Extraordinary Global Event Not To Be Missed! UPDATED !

The Campaigns To Speak Directly to Democrats Abroad!

 

Democrats around the world will participate in a Global Town Hall this Sunday, February 21, at Noon eastern time (that's 6pm in Europe).  The Clinton and Sanders campaigns will be speaking directly to us via a webex video connection, and responding to our questions.  This will be a historic event--the first time ever that DA has been addressed directly by presidential campaigns during a primary--and you will not want to miss it.  Joining us to answer our questions will be Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State, and Senator Bernie Sanders, candidate.

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Seven Reasons Every American Abroad Should Vote in the Global Presidential Primary

 

The Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary is going on NOW and until March 8.   You have the opportunity to cast your vote for one of our outstanding candidates and, we think, to select the next President of the United States.   We think EVERY American abroad should vote, regardless of how politically active they may be.  No one should be indifferent.  Here are SEVEN reasons why.

 

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The Democratic Primary Goes Global ! VOTE NOW !

Iowa has voted ... New Hampshire has had its say ...  

Now it's YOUR turn to decide!

Vote in the Democrats Abroad Global Primary! 

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Special Information for NEVADA Voters Abroad: You can vote in the NV Tele-Caucus or the DA Global Presidential Primary

For the first time ever, Nevadan Military and Overseas Voters will have a choice of voting in either Democrats Abroad's Global Presidential Primary or remotely participating in Nevada Democratic Caucus.  

 

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Global Presidential Primary FAQ

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

VOTING IN THE GLOBAL PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

 

Q:  Am I eligible to vote in the Democrats Abroad Global Primary?

A:  Any American living abroad, who will be at least 18 years old on Election Day 2016, and who is a member of Democrats Abroad is eligible to participate, on the condition of not having voted (or intending to vote) for a presidential candidate in any other state primary in 2016.

 

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Tom Fina's Letter from Washington

LETTER FROM WASHINGTON 
To Democrats Abroad
26 December  2015
Tom Fina
Executive Director Emeritus
 
The year closes, and the new year approaches,  both with a surprising mix of good and bad political news.
 
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Welcome to the new Dems Abroad Website

Here at Democrats Abroad, we're excited to share our most recent project - the creation of a new website and membership system for U.S. Democrats all around the world. Explore the site to find news stories that are both global and also local to your country. Check out events near you. Shop in our store and pick up a calendar for next year, and read up on some of the issues that DA is working on today, for you and for all U.S. Democrats living abroad. 


FATCA Update: October - December 2015

After an action packed September full of results and news, our FATCA work has continued apace. The results are not as evident in this last quarter as they were in September, but we continue working to generate Senate support for "Same Country Safe Harbor", details below.

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Democratic Candidate Focus: Hillary Clinton

An important figure in American politics for over 20 years, Hillary Clinton arrived on the political scene in 1992 alongside her husband, former President Bill Clinton, then governor of Arkansas, with the promise of becoming a forceful partner in his administration.

 

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Democratic Candidate Focus: Bernie Sanders

The Vermont senator calls himself a Democratic Socialist, and many of his views match those of the Democratic left, where he has found a still small yet devout following. Sanders says his purpose in running is to fight planned trade deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and to overhaul business tax rules, thus fighting economic inequality.

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