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girouxj13
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06.02.2008 03:00 to 05:00
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City/Town: zurich
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Meeting Point: Personal Residence in Zurich

Hi Everyone, just wanted to extend an invite to any US expats living in the zurich area to join the Democrats Abroad "Super Tuesday" Primary Party!

When: Tuesday, February 5 2008, starting at 6:00pm
Where: Zurich - Private Member's Home. If you're interested in
attending email girouxj13@hotmail for directions and specifics

What:
* Monitor US TV analysis of results from home
* Hold a Straw Poll and Discuss your choice for the
'08 Election
* Swiss TV will cover event as segment on 1930 evening news (we
require German speakers to volunteer for comments).

Why: Celebrate first ever online primary, share our ideas
on the election, and generate interest in voter registration for the
national election! Swiss TV will also be there to report on this event.

RSVP: Either PM me or email: girouxj13@hotmail.com
RSVP'd Yes: 1 (1 members and No guests)
  • Jessy-lein - Already rsvp'd via e-mail. So excited. Vorallem bin ich unglaublich gefruet mein Deutsch zu benutzen!!!! Ja wohl!
RSVP'd No: 3
  • Lob - but I'm a-rootin' and a-tootin' for Hilary :)
  • gbn - Bring back Thatcher!
  • Darkphoenix - Watching some live music at El Lokal that night but I m an undecided democrat
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Re: US Expat Super Tuesday Primary Party!

Sounds like fun, but won't the poll results only start coming in around 2am local time?
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Old 31.01.2008, 16:43
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This really must highlight cultural difference here between politics in US and (parts at least of ) Europe, I really cant imagine scheduling a party to monitor a political election, especially inviting interpreters to come and help out with commentary. Is this a normal kind of event , where youre from ?

dave

PS: I did once vote for the All Night Party in the UK (seriously), as the Monster Raving Loonies werent standing that year.
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Old 31.01.2008, 16:55
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This really must highlight cultural difference here between politics in US and (parts at least of ) Europe, I really cant imagine scheduling a party to monitor a political election, especially inviting interpreters to come and help out with commentary. Is this a normal kind of event , where youre from ?

dave

PS: I did once vote for the All Night Party in the UK (seriously), as the Monster Raving Loonies werent standing that year.

I grew up in a political family and this was a common event but it usually involved local political candidates (ie., state offices) as well (who often were there) and for the general elections.
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This really must highlight cultural difference here between politics in US and (parts at least of ) Europe, I really cant imagine scheduling a party to monitor a political election, especially inviting interpreters to come and help out with commentary. Is this a normal kind of event , where youre from ?

dave

PS: I did once vote for the All Night Party in the UK (seriously), as the Monster Raving Loonies werent standing that year.
When there's a federal election in Australia, everyone has a party of some sort. Since there's multiple time zones it takes time for all the votes to come in, so a good enough excuse to have a few beers.

And there's usually a prize if you can pick the time when the loser concedes defeat.
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