Do you love a good underdog story? If so, I have a treat for you today. Jason Carini is the county treasurer in Rogers County, Oklahoma . He is joining me on the podcast to talk about how he overcame a twenty-four year incumbent in a local election and is able to help clean up his county government as a result. Jason has a great story to tell and plenty of practical advice to give about how to run for local political office and win a local election. Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: My guest today is now the new treasurer of Rogers County, Oklahoma, but he started off as a candidate. Within only a short period of time, he turned into a watchdog and dug up some interesting information on the incumbent treasurer.
She hadn’t collected overdue taxes from businesses- a million and a half dollars worth! She failed to collect. The next thing you know, he’s the new county treasurer. Today on Commonwealthy, it’s Candidate Watchdog Winner with Jason Carini, Commonwealthy #36. Continue reading
Money makes the world go round- especially in political campaigns! Join us today as Tina and I discuss how to ask for money in a political campaign. Whether you are nervous about asking people for money or you are just looking for tips on where to start, we’ve got all the information covered for you. Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: One of the things we are trying to do here at Commonwealthy is trying to line up these podcasts in chronological order as you need to know things as it syncs with what’s going on in the real world. This podcast is going to air in early December of 2015.
People that I am coaching are in the early stages of their primary. Here are in Illinois, those candidates that I am working with are just finishing up their petitions and about to get on the ballot. So I am here to reinforce for them and for you, important points as I think they need to happen based on the calendar. Asking for money is a huge, huge part of the campaign and a sticking point for so many candidates. Continue reading