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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Voter Registration Events around Switzerland


Voter Registration Drives continue around Switzerland. Details for each event are below:
Collonge-Bellerive (GE) Sun. Sept. 23rd
Lugano Mon. Sept 24th
Lugano Tue. Sept 25th
More coming up. Details below and follow our updated schedule on www.democrats.ch calendar.

GLAND 18.09: VoteFromAbroad volunteers will be at WWF International offices in Gland to register US citizens to vote in upcoming November elections. Members of the American community living or working nearby are welcome.

When: Tuesday, September 18th

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Where: WWF International offices

Address: 27 Avenue du Mont Blanc, 1196 Gland, located on the corner of the Avenue du Mont Blanc and the Rue du Midi

For those coming from outside WWF, the receptionist will direct you to the Voter Registration volunteers. 



LAUSANNE 19.09: VoteFromAbroad volunteers will be at American International Women's Club of Lausanne to register US citizens to vote.
Date: Wednesday, September 19th
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: AIWC Lausanne Clubhouse
Address: La Maison de la Femme, Avenue Eglantine 6, 1006 Lausanne (2nd floor)
Public transport: The AIWC Clubhouse is located on the 9 and 12 bus lines, stop Eglantine.

GENEVA 19.09: Democrats Abroad is holding a movie night (Bill Moyers' Dark Money) and Voter Registration volunteers will also be on site and set up to help.

Date: Wednesday, September 19th

Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Where: Wings

Address: Rue du Lievre 4, 1227 Acacias-Carouge. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/jaQ7q

Public transport: Tram Stop Acacias

BERN 23.09: Democrats Abroad will have a table at Expat Expo Bern and will help all U.S. citizens register to vote.
DA members and VoteFromAbroad volunteers will greet attendees and provide information on the group's activities as well as voter registration information (non-partisan, of course)! Make sure you are registered to vote for the 2012 November elections and that you receive an absentee ballot by mail in Switzerland or by email (new as of this year)!
Date: Sunday, September 23rd
Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Expat Expo fair at BERNEXPO Congress Centre
Address: Mingerstrasse 6, 3014 Bern
Map and more info at http://expat-expo.info/Bern.html
We need a few more volunteers to take a shift and help out. Email volunteer@democrats.ch to sign up!

COLLONGE-BELLERIVE (GE) 23.09: Recap of Democratic Convention with Christine Marques, Voter Registration Drive and Phone Banking Training
Date: Sunday, September 23rd
Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm – stop by anytime for Voter Registration training.
            3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Convention Recap presentation and discussion
            5:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Phone Banking training
Where: Collonge-Bellerive at the home of DA member
Address: RSVP for address and directions to events@democrats.ch
Public transportation: Bus E from Rive, direction Hermance. Stop “Route de Saint-Maurice” (on request).

LUGANO 24.09 and 25.09: VoteFromAbroad volunteers at Franklin College will hold voter registration drives for students and Americans in the Lugano area.
Date: Monday, September 24th and Tuesday, September 25th
Time: 9:45 am to 3:00 pm
Where: Franklin College at The Falcon's Nest in the Airone Residence Building
Location: At the intersection of via Ponte Tresa and Sant'Anna, near where the Clinica Sant'Anna is located.  6924 Sorengo (Lugano)

GENEVA 26.09: Democrats Abroad is holding a movie night (Bill Moyers' Suppressing the Vote) and Voter Registration volunteers will also be on site and set up to help.
Date: Wednesday, September 26th
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Wings
Address: Rue du Lievre 4, 1227 Acacias-Carouge. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/jaQ7q
Public transport: Tram Stop Acacias

COMMUGNY (GE) 01.10: Democrats Abroad is holding a movie night (see below under events) and Voter Registration volunteers will also be on site and set up to help.
Date: Monday, October 1st
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Commugny - home of DA member
Address: RSVP for address and directions to events@democrats.ch
Public transport: Coppet train station
Parking: Available in the vicinity
RSVP: events@democrats.ch - space is limited
Note, this event was originally published as 27.09 but due to scheduling conflicts, has been changed to 01.10.

Voter registration volunteers will be on site at each event to register you to vote. Save time and register yourself at www.VoteFromAbroad.org, bring the document and we will review it with you if you have questions. Voting deadlines are coming up, so act now!


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