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Six reasons to run for local office

Are you new to Commonwealthy and wondering why I put so much emphasis on running for local political office? Or perhaps you have been listening to the Commonwealthy podcast for a while now and are thinking to yourself, “Why in the world would I want to do all of this work just to serve in a local political office? What are some good reasons to run for local political office?” Continue reading

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Setting Yourself Up to be a Candidate

As we wrap up 2015 and look forward to a clean slate in 2016, are you thinking about making New Year’s resolutions? What if you could make seven easy resolutions that would help change your life for the better AND set yourself up to be a candidate in the future? Join me on the podcast today as we cover these easy changes you can make to help prepare yourself for a future political campaign for local office.  Start the year off setting yourself up to be a candidate. Continue reading

Starting a Political Internship Program with Kristina Keats CW 23- Transcript

Political Internship ProgramJohn Tsarpalas: If you’d like to add some excitement and energy to your organization or campaign, get a lot of work done, and perhaps affect the future of some talented young people, then think about starting a political internship program. Commonwealthy #23.

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Political Slates with Tina Keats CW 21- Transcript

Political slates John Tsarpalas: Today on Commonwealthy, Tina and I will be talking about an important strategy for nonpartisan, multiple seat races. Commonwealthy #21, Political Slates.

Well, I am here with Kristina Keats. We are going to talk about something that we have touched on in the past and that is slates. I know in Commonwealthy #19, I interviewed Kyle Olson about school board issues. He talked about how important it was if you are running for school board to think about having a slate.   Continue reading