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How To Vote From the Caribbean

 

If you're a U.S. citizen or dual-national abroad, and are at least 18 years old or will be 18 years old on November 8 this year, you have the right to vote from abroad in the 2022 midterm elections - and every U.S. election. 

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. or how long you have lived outside the U.S. (including if you've never resided there).

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It's Official! We've been accepted as the 1st Transnational DA Committee!

On May 21, 2022, the leaders of the Democratic Party Committee Abroad (DPCA) unanimously voted to approve Democrats Abroad Caribbean Islands as its newest and only Transnational Committee.

We have been two years in formation and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of all of our members! We express sincere gratitude for the mentoring and guiding hands of DA leaders and participants in The Americas and throughout the world who contributed their time and energies to get us to this point!

Looking boldly to the future, we're committed to making positive and healthy strides forward for our country, our citizens, and for all of us Democrats Abroad. Our vote and our voice make a difference.

We welcome any and all Democrats to proudly join us, who may be temporarily or permanently residing or living in the following islands and island nations, including dual-citizenship holders:

Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Saba, St. Barth's, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Martin, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos.

Last and not least, we thank the DPCA for this acceptance! 

DA Caribbean Islands ~ Thank you DPCA!

You can join us here! Sign Up

 


Online Voting is NOW open for DA Caribbean Islands' Executive Committee and Adoption of Bylaws!

The Nominations and Election Committee is pleased to announce its slate of candidates:

You must be a registered member of Democrats Abroad Caribbean Islands to vote. To register, join Democrats Abroad at DemocratsAbroad.org; you will automatically be assigned to DA Caribbean Islands based on your island address.

If you haven't yet, you can review the Proposed Bylaws below:

Vote NOW! through Dec 7th 4PM ET/ 5PM AST, one hour prior to the 5PM ET/6PM AST start of the Elections & Bylaws Adoption portion of the Annual General Meeting (see below). 

Contact the Nominations and Election Committee for further information on the candidates or election. We look forward to everyone's participation in our first elections for DA Caribbean Islands!

Cindy Witt (Anguilla), Miguel Madrigal (Americas Region), and Roz Reymers (Americas Region): [email protected]

And be sure to join us for...

Caribbean Islands Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, Dec 7th at 5PM ET / 6PM AST

Immediately follows elections portion at the start.

You will be sent your Zoom link.

 

 


DA Caribbean Islands' Election & Bylaws Adoption and Annual General Meeting!

The Nominations & Elections Committee is proud to announce the elections of Executive Committee Officers and the Adoption of Bylaws that will see DA Caribbean Islands poised to become DA's first "Transnational Committee," composed of its multiple island nations. Nominations for the following positions are open now through Nov 20th:                      

Chair / Vice-Chair / Secretary / Treasurer / Dir of Communications & Social Media / Program & Events Coordinator / Island Region Captains (2) for the Northern and Southern Island Regions / Members -at- Large (2).

Appointed office of Legal Counsel (sits on the Ex Com as needed) and appointed Island Coordinators (one for each DA Caribbean island included - not on the Ex Com) are positions to consider as well.

Elected and Appointed positions are open to all DA members residing within the designated region of DA Caribbean Islands. Should you choose to nominate yourself or another member for an elected position, or if you want to volunteer for an appointed position - or simply would like more information - contact us at: [email protected].

The election shall be conducted by electronic ballot. The deadline to submit your ballot is Dec 7th 4PM ET, 1 hour prior to the start of the Elections & Annual General Meeting. There will be no in-person voting with the exception of possible nominations and vote on positions for which there are no candidates; Only in-person votes will then count.  

Candidates' Statements and Ballots will be emailed Nov 23rd when voting shall officially begin. You must be a member of DA Caribbean Islands to vote. the deadline for voting is Dec 7 4pm ET, 1 hour prior to the start of the Elections & Annual General Meeting at 5pm ET. See the Bylaws here: DA Caribbean Islands Bylaws

The Annual General Meeting will immediate follow the Elections portion of the meeting which begins at 5pm ET. You will meet our newly elected Executive Committee members and the DA Caribbean members who have helped inspire and establish DA Caribbean Islands and learn what motivates us all as we begin to shape our goals for 2022 and beyond.

Contact Christine Burstein, Formation Committee Chair for questions regarding the Annual General Meeting at: [email protected]

We look forward to your participation in our elections and hope you'll join us Dec 7th. Let us know you're coming here: RSVP!  

 


Early Voting has Begun!

Help establish DAGY as a formal DA Committee with the Election of Officers and Adoption of bylaws. Meet the candidates for Guyana's first Executive Committee here: Candidate Statements; Click here to view DAGY Bylaws ;Then

VOTE HERE!

You must be a member of Democrats Abroad and reside in Guyana; if you're not yet a member, please join us here!  Democrats Abroad

And be sure to join us for the Final Elections & Annual General Meeting with special guest speaker, LaTosha Brown, Co-founder of Black Voters Matter - Aug 12th, 7PM EDT.

RSVP for your ZOOM link:

GOING!

For more information on the elections, contact NEC Chair, Jennifer Ferreira at [email protected] / For information on the Annual General Meeting & LaTosha Brown speaker event, contact Formation Committee Chair, Dawn Stewart at [email protected]


Welcome to the Americas Caribbean Islands Committee

HOW TO VOTE FROM THE CARIBBEAN

 

Caribbean Islands is the DA transnational group for US Democrats living in the Caribbean Islands. Our mission is to inform and to encourage every US citizen in the Caribbean to vote in all US elections that their state of last residence allows them to.

Keep following us on this page for upcoming announcements of meetings, events and news.

To contact us, please email [email protected].