Running For Local Office For Dummies
By Dan Gookin
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.