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.
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Are you working a full time job while running a political campaign for local office? Then you need some help making sure that your calendar stays organized and up to date. You need a scheduler! Today we are talking about the role of a scheduler and how they can help you in your political campaign. Continue reading →
John Tsarpalas: Today on Commonwealthy I want to talk about a very important position that really just about any size campaign needs. I’ll explain that a little bit later why. And it is a volunteer position. It is a great position for a volunteer. That is the role of a scheduler in a political campaign, Commonwealthy #63. Continue reading →
Today I am going to discuss a very important topic, especially for the unusual election cycle that we are having in 2016: the effect of the rest of the ticket on your political campaign. When you are preparing for your local election, you need to think about who and what else is going to be on the ballot. Believe it or not, that can really affect your voter turnout! Continue reading →