skyline of Detroit as seen from WindsorUWindsor professor Beth Daly, chair of the local chapter of Democrats Abroad, is encouraging Americans living in Canada to register to vote.

Prof spearheading drive to register American voters in Windsor

A UWindsor professor has signed on to encourage U.S. citizens living in Canada to participate in the American political process.

Beth Daly, professor of anthrozoology in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, is chair of the Windsor chapter of Democrats Abroad, which represents the Democratic Party to Americans living outside the United States.

“Without exaggeration, I believe that the upcoming election is one of the most important elections in American history, and the single most important in many of our lifetimes,” Dr. Daly says.

She has begun with outreach to UWindsor students and faculty eligible to vote, informing them of the process to request an absentee ballot through

“There are so many Americans who live in Canada that if they all voted, it would make a difference to the election,” Daly says.

She invites questions and comments by email to