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Running For Local Office For Dummies

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Published: August 20, 2019

Overview

Get ready to run for—and win—that local election!

In the land of opportunity, just about anyone who qualifies as an elector can seek public office. Some do it on a whim, some are urged to run, and some want to use their time and talents to make a difference in their local community. 

If you want to know how to prepare for a run, which steps to take beforehand, and how the process goes from announcement to campaigning to election day to the swearing-in ceremony—this book has you covered.

  • Find out what it’s like to run for local office as a first-time candidate
  • Explore the introspection required and the study necessary to make such a run effective
  • Deal with marketing, fundraising, interacting with the public, and dealing with opponents
  • Encourage and help others to make a run for local office

Though only one person ultimately wins a seat, nobody does it without a wide network of support. Running For Local Office For Dummies is your ticket to navigating every step on the road to winning that election.  

Get ready to run for—and win—that local election!

In the land of opportunity, just about anyone who qualifies as an elector can seek public office. Some do it on a whim, some are urged to run, and some want to use their time and talents to make a difference in their local community. 

If you want to know how to prepare for a run, which steps to take beforehand, and how the process goes from announcement to campaigning to election day to the swearing-in ceremony—this book has you covered.

  • Find out what it’s
like to run for local office as a first-time candidate
  • Explore the introspection required and the study necessary to make such a run effective
  • Deal with marketing, fundraising, interacting with the public, and dealing with opponents
  • Encourage and help others to make a run for local office
  • Though only one person ultimately wins a seat, nobody does it without a wide network of support. Running For Local Office For Dummies is your ticket to navigating every step on the road to winning that election.  

    Running for Local Office For Dummies Cheat Sheet

    You want to ensure that your run for office is successful. This Cheat Sheet provides some tips on campaigning, including preparing for a local political campaign by working on your name recognition, public reputation, and campaign finances. You also need to make sure that you have some important assets in place, like a campaign manager, volunteers, and voter lists.