running for office
My organization received twice as many endorsement applications from millennial candidates this year than we have at any time in the past.
You have started the conversation. You have done the critical first thing. You have asked them to think about running. You
It was probably the moment Tazzy the Pig gave me her business card that the impossible happened - I realized Sarah Palin was actually correct about something. And now, all bets are off.
With your help, I may not be able to win the Oval Office, but I can tell fart jokes during the debates and possibly move the conversation in a more fun direction.
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If people prefer to get your content on social media, why try so hard to get their email address? Two reasons: reach and control.
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Since I started this journey, countless friends have been curious as to exactly how one goes about running for Congress. It's the murky mysteriousness of the process itself that discourages so many would-be candidates from throwing their hats in the ring.
People in my generation need to step up to the plate to run for office. While many of us have become social innovators and entrepreneurs, hardly any of us are running for public office.
1) Parents are more likely to socialize their sons to think about politics as a career path than their daughters. Though
We've responded to all these events by becoming a generation of pragmatic idealists who believe that we have both the opportunity and the obligation to leave the world in better shape than we found it. So why is there so little Millennial representation in Congress?
Many citizens believe that they could do a better job in government than our elected officials, if only they had the chance to serve. Running for office, however, is an enormously complicated, confusing, and expensive endeavor.
Women's voting power is not translating into more women running for or holding elected office, which means that issues critical to women fail to penetrate the policy bubble.
If anyone has ever dreamed of being an office holder, 2010 is the year to do it. There are going to be several situations where voters elect a complete unknown, just to express their anger about the incumbent.
Why on earth would anyone run for office and spend low-paid days and nights handling the "mishegos" of people who make you feel less than adequate no matter how hard you work?
To those who are already planning for the 2012 elections: if challenged by a reporter to back up your claims, simply say, "The issue isn't about facts. It's about starting a necessary discussion."