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Andrew Burmon

How Expats And Travelers Could Help Obama | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel

Though the swing state's worth of the American electorate that lives or are currently traveling overseas could conceivably change the outcome of today...

'I Guess I Don't Get To Vote This Year': Americans Living Abroad Report Trouble With Ballots

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

With the election just three days away, the Off The Bus team has been hearing from a number of Americans living abroad who said they've run into probl...

Notes From an Overseas Voter

Corinne Purtill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Corinne Purtill

I know that voting absentee is technically the same as voting on Election Day. The US Postal Service insists that Sandy won't disrupt voting by mail. Even Obama voted early. Fine. But I still have a hard time believing that overseas votes aren't just shoved into a pile to be opened only in cases of electoral emergency.

World to Obama: Thanks for Giving Us Back Our America

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

It's the immigrants who really know the fragility of liberty; how it can be won and lost, and won and lost again. For them freedom is not a parade. It's a flower in a storm.

Mobilizing The Growing Democrats Abroad Movement

K.J. Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
K.J. Dwyer

There are now roughly 6.6 million Americans living abroad; the number of national delegates now at 22. Expats have voted for Obama by a two to one margin.

Blogging The DNC For Buenos Aires Expats

Yanqui Mike Skowronek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Yanqui Mike Skowronek

An American-born Argentine travels to Denver to cover the DNC, and gets a taste of America.

Meet An American Samoa Superdelegate: A Beauty Contest Judge

Elaine Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elaine Meyer

Super-delegates are often portrayed as the ultimate Democratic party insiders, people who hold elected office or have been high-ranking staff on a pol...