Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Election Day Announcements!

We are finally here, November 6th, Election Day. We all voted and sent in our absentee ballot or FWAB, some of us are in the U.S. today to vote in person. Democrats and Obama supporters will come together by the hundreds tonight in Geneva and Zurich to watch the election returns together at huge Election Night Parties.

Here is a quick reminder about those events and a few other announcements.

Zurich Election Night Party
Co-hosted by Democrats Abroad Zurich and SP Zurich
Date: 6 November 2012
Doors open at 10:00pm - going on through the night.
Where: Gemeinschaftszentrum Riesbach, Seefeldstrasse 93, 8008 Zurich
Admission: Free. No registration required. Everyone welcome.
All Evening: Bar and snacks as well as live streaming of the most popular news channels on big screens.
T-shirts and campaign swag will be for sale. Get your Switzerland for Obama-Biden 2012 or Forward t-shirts!

Zurich Election Breakfast
Date: 7 November 2012
When: 6:00am – 9:00am
Organized by the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. Registration is still possible and has been extended until 3pm today, 6 Nov. Details and registration form can be found at: http://www.democratsabroad.org/node/15672

Date: 6 November 2012
Time:  Doors open at 10:30pm and going all night until 7:00am.
Where: Uptown Geneva, 2 Rue de la Servette, 1201 Geneva 
Tickets: CHF 60
Tickets can be purchased online via Paypal at http://2012.dems.ch or at the door in cash only. Ticket sales start at 9:30pm at the door.
Three cinema projection screens will broadcast live updates from major news channels, twitter feeds and popular blogs all night.
Entrance includes: 1 drink, all night food, breakfast from 05:00am. Cash bar all night.
Special designed artwork, limited edition t-shirts, and campaign swag will be for sale. Net proceeds will go to Landstuhl Hospital's Wounded Warriors.
More details on our Facebook event page.

Lausanne Election Watch Party
ASSOPOL (The University of Lausanne political science alumni association) is holding an election watch event tonight.
Date: 6 November 2012
Time: 9:00pm until midnight – or 4:00am, depending on number of people in attendance.
Where: Cafe-Theatre le Bourg, Rue du Bourg 51, Lausanne
More information at www.assopol.ch
Free and open to anyone.

Election Watch Parties Around the World - Not in Switzerland tonight? Find out where to find Dems Abroad tonight around the world: Click here

And a non-election related event announcement:
The US Mission Geneva is pleased to invite Democrats Abroad Members to register for the 237th Marine Corps Ball.
Date: Saturday, 17 November 2012
Time: 18:00 - 00:00
Place: Hotel InterContinental, Geneva
Tickets: CHF 130.-
RSVP by 9 November - contact info and details in this flyer: http://www.democratsabroad.org/sites/default/files/2012MarineBallFlyer.pdf

What can you do to help President Obama and Democrats win today?
1. Call and email your friends and family in the US and make sure they vote!
2. Post on Facebook and Twitter that you voted. Studies show peer influence in voting is effective. Read more here.
3. Phonebank – make calls anytime after 3pm on www.barackobama.com and help mobilize people and get them out to the polls today.


See you tonight in Geneva or Zurich!

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