Voter Registration Tools 2008

Voter Registration in Sweden

Overseas Vote Foundation – OVF provides secure, non-partisan Internet-based voter registration services and support for U.S. overseas and military voters.

Democrats Abroad Sweden – Voter Registration Assistance at Tully´s Coffee, Götgatan 42, Stockholm, T-Medborgarplatsen on the last Saturday of the month, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm from February 23 until August 30, 2008. September-October, there will be help every Saturday from 11:00am -1:00pm with an Emergency Write-in Ballot Evening will be held on Friday, October 17, 2008.

The American Embassy in Stockholm's American Citizen Services (ACS) unit of the Consular Section provides information and assistance to U.S. citizens in Sweden, including voting assistance.

Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) administers the federal responsibilities under the  Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA)  of 1986 . The Act covers more than six million potential voters. The FVAP has three distinct goals. These are to 

Third Thursday – May 15, 2008

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Third Thursday Business Networking Mixer

Thursday, May 15, 2008, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Hard Rock Café
Sveavägen 75 (T-bana green line: Odenplan)

Third Thursday Networking Mixers take place the third Thursday of each month.*
This month we'll be at the Hard Rock Café, Sveavägen 75.
As a rule, they are informal — in the tried-and-true American fashion —
business cards, handshakes and a smile. American Club members and non-members
are welcome and everyone is encouraged to bring guests.

Bring your Business Cards!

No reservation necessary, just drop in. Non-members welcome!

Price: 150 SEK per person. Cash only please as we are unable to accept credit card payments. Two glasses of wine/beer and an appetizer buffet. 20 SEK coat check.

Would YOU like to showcase your company, product or services
at an upcoming Third Thursday?
Let us know!

Questions? Contact Marcus Svensson 0708 116 113
or email

*No Third Thursdays in June, July, August and December

Third Thursday – April 17, 2008

Special Meeting of American Club Members Prior to the April Third Thursday Event

American Club Members are invited to attend a members only meeting to consider a proposal to amend the Club's bylaws. The proposed changes are available here (PDF) for download. The Board will also distribute copies of the proposed changes at the meeting and give its opinion of them, followed by a vote of the membership. To view the current byalws, please click here.


Tour of Muskö Naval Base

Tour of Muskö Naval Base 

The American Women’s Club has arranged a visit to the Royal Swedish Naval Base on Muskö and has invited members of the American Club of Sweden to join them. To read more about the base download and read this PDF.


Date: Friday, February 29, 2008

Time: 12:00 to 16:00

12:00 Bus departs Central Station
13:00 Arrive Muskö Naval Base
13:00 -14:30 Guided tour
14:30 -15:00 Fika with Q&A
15:00 Bus departs Muskö
16:00 Bus arrives Central Station

Bus Travel: Bus departs from Central Station at 12noon. Meet at 11:45AM at the Vasagatan entrance into Central Station

Cost:  SEK 200 AWC Members
            SEK 225 AWC Friends/Guests

RSVP: Before paying you must email your name, nationality, date of birth, passport number or Swedish Photo ID number to Yvonne Crooks at The Swedish military requires this information to clear individuals for access to the base. RSVP by Tuesday, Feb.19. Reservations are binding. Questions 070-343-5489.

Payment by Monday Feb. 25

AWC bankgiro 377-9444
Write full name and Muskö on payment.

NB: Passport and Swedish Photo ID needed to enter the base. Don’t forget to pack these items.