One of the best ways to make a real difference in your community, election year or not, is to start a political organization. Local political organizations provide a permanent infrastructure to support limited government conservative candidates and provide a way to organize activism year round. Political organizations are key to getting our candidates elected so we can implement policy at any level. Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: In our last podcast, Commonweatlhy #70, What Do You Learn When You Lose an Election, I mentioned that one of the things I learned was we needed infrastructure. Not the campaign, but the GOP. Something local. Something that we could count on that was going to be there that could support candidates and voter ID and Get Out the Vote.
So after losing my first two campaigns, I went over to my local GOP organization. Luckily, they let me build that organization up. And when Tina and I started building that local organization and using that as a foundation for campaigns that we were involved in, that’s when we started winning elections.
So today I am going to talk about that very thought. Build a Political Organization, Commonwealthy #71. Continue reading