Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Sign up for Voter Registration Volunteer Training

Help Get-Out-the-Vote for 2016!

If you ever wanted to give your time to a cause guaranteed to make an impact, this is it! Sign up now to help Democrats Abroad Switzerland register voters and help Americans request their absentee ballots for the 2016 election. We are stepping up our Get-Out-the-Vote drive for the upcoming election so we want to have lots of VFA tables at venues and events all across Switzerland.

Help Americans request absentee ballots for the 2016 Election !

Democrats Abroad is dedicated to guaranteeing that overseas American citizens can exercise their right to vote in U.S. elections, and reminding Americans Abroad to request and mail their absentee ballot each election cycle.

If you want to help or are interested in learning what it's all about, then fill out our online Voter Registration Volunteer Training sign-up form or email vote@democrats.ch ! You can choose to sign up for a Voter Registration Volunteer Training Session directly by completing this

We will give you the information, tools, and support you will need to help Americans living in Switzerland vote.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Tim Kaine Supports Vote from Abroad

Tim Kaine has actively promoted Vote from Abroad, and issues unique to expats, for years now. This photo, in which Senator Kaine stands before a Vote from Abroad banner, is from an exclusive meet & greet with members of Democrats Abroad.

Just this past spring, Senator Kaine recorded a message to Americans abroad, encouraging everyone to register and vote.

Monday, July 18, 2016

5 Things That Are Harder Than Registering To Vote, Featuring President O...

Overseas voters need to send a new request for absentee ballots for each election year. Go to www.VoteFromAbroad.org now to complete your form and mail it to your local election authority today. 
Any questions, not sure if you're registered or if you can, send an email to vote@democrats.ch and one of the amazing volunteers from our Get Out the Vote task force will help.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Voting Assistance Resources

Online resource and reference materials for volunteers providing voter assistance

2016-17 Voting Assistance Guide

Prepared by the Federal Voting Assistance Program with the assistance of the Secretaries of State, Directors of Elections and their staff, the Uniformed Service branches and the Department of State.

Assistance for citizens covered by the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) (42 U.S. Code 1973ff). Current as of September 2015.

State Voter Registration Verification Websites

Some States and territories allow you to check your voter registration status online:


  • Alabama

  • Arizona

  • Arkansas

  • California

  • Colorado

  • Connecticut

  • Delaware

  • District of Columbia

  • Florida

  • Georgia

  • Indiana

  • Iowa

  • Kansas

  • Kentucky

  • Louisiana

  • Maryland

  • Michigan

  • Missouri

  • Montana

  • Nebraska

  • Nevada

  • New Jersey

  • New Mexico

  • New York

  • North Carolina

  • Ohio

  • Oklahoma

  • Pennsylvania

  • Rhode Island

  • South Carolina

  • South Dakota

  • Tennessee

  • Texas

  • Utah

  • Virginia

  • Washington

  • West Virginia

  • Wisconsin