If you are a US citizen living outside of the United States, you have the right to vote in the November 2 US election, but you must register and request an absentee ballot as soon as possible. Here’s how…
A simplified registration service has been setup by the Democratic National Committee. Go to OverseasAbroad.com to enter your information, then print, sign and mail the form by September 15.
BC information and registration workshops are being sponsored by Democrats Abroad in:
– Vancouver on Sept 7 & 10 at UBC, and Sept 16 at SFU.
– Victoria on Saturday, Sept 4, 10-3 at the Fusion Cafe, 818 Douglas.
– Gabriola Island, at Saturday, Sept 11th, 12:30 to 3:30 at Gabriola Art Works, Folk Life Village.
Other locations in Canada and contact info can also be obtained from Democrats Abroad.
See also the Federal Voting Assistance Program if you need more specific detail for your situation or your state.
As all of you reading this already know, the US federal election is split down the middle with about the same number of Americans having already decided to vote for Bush, for inexplicable and troubling reasons, as those already voting for Kerry. In this tight race, where it seems the fate of world hangs in the balance, EVERY VOTE MAKES A DIFFERENCE.
There may be half a million US citizens and people with dual citizenship living in Canada. That’s enough to change the course of history. If you are one of them, don’t let your vote go to waste. Register now. Click here.