John Tsarpalas: Kristina Keats is here with me today. We are going to talk about some things you need to think about if you have just won your election. There are some pitfalls to watch out for there, some things you should think about doing, and ways you should behave. It’s Commonwealthy #69, You Just Won Your Election. Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: Today’s Commonwealthy podcast posts on October 25, 2016, exactly two weeks before the November election. I want to talk about yard signs. Why? Because what better time of the year and time of the season than a presidential year to go outside, look around your area, look around your neighborhood, and look at the yard signs?
They pop up everywhere right now. That’s what we are going to talk about today on Commonwealthy #68, Signs and Designs for a Political Campaign. Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: It’s exactly four weeks before the 2016 Presidential election. Wahoo! Super Bowl is coming! So today on Commonwealthy we are going to talk about what you should be doing during the last month before the election. Commonwealthy #67. And by you I mean a candidate or your campaign. Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: I often speak to different groups (Tea Party groups, GOP groups, or any group that would like to learn about how to run for local political office). I give some of the beginning steps and thoughts about how to be a good candidate. So if you have a group and you’d like me to come talk to you, I am happy to do it. Just reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I was recently at a group. A very sharp fellow stepped up during the Questions and Answers and gave me his six reasons not to run. I sat down and started recording this podcast with the reasons not to run. It was all negative. I got done and I thought, “Who wants to hear all of these negative reasons?”
There are so many reasons on why you should run. So let’s run through those six reasons why you should run for political office. This is Commonwealthy #66, Six Reasons to Run for Local Political Office.