Election Special: Activists Register Expat Voters Living Abroad
Part of our analysis on how the world views the U.S. presidential elections. Watch the full episode here.
According to Avaaz, a U.S.-based civic organization, only 12 percent of Americans abroad vote because the process is so complex. With a goal of defeating presidential candidate Donald Trump if enough people register, the online activist group launched a campaign to help the more than 8 million Americans overseas vote. The Avaaz camapaign makes the process as easy as possible, covering the registration process, ballots, and reminders.
Hear from Avaaz activists on why they are mobilizing Americans outside of the U.S. to vote.
Courtesy of Avaaz.