Good Advice for the New Candidate with Kristina Keats CW 55- transcript


MAKESJohn Tsarpalas: Welcome to the first anniversary of the Commonwealthy podcast. Yes, it’s been one year. Actually today is episode 55. You’ll say, “Well, there are 52 weeks in year.” However, when we launched, that first week we launched with a couple of episodes right off the bat along with the introductory episode, which was numbered 00.

And according to podcasting marketers, this is supposed to be a good idea, although I question it at this point since I had nobody listening at that moment what the point was. But I guess if people find you and there is more content, that’s a good thing they say.

But this isn’t a podcast about podcasts. This is a podcast about how to run for local office and win with activist ideas thrown in. It’s been fun. The first year I tried to concentrate on what a candidate needs to know to put together a campaign, with a lot of emphasis on field operations, door knocking, the whole concept of IDing people through phone calls, knocking doors, and Get Out the Vote. Continue reading

Running for Local Office with Tina Keats CW 02

Local Elections
This week Kristina “Tina” Keats is joining me again to talk about how to prepare before running for local office. Today we will be discussing what you and your family need to be aware of up front before you decide to campaign. Do you have a realistic idea of what it will be like to be involved in a local political campaign? Today we are going to make sure that you do!

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