Political Campaigns

Featuring interviews with campaign consultants and a former state senator, this episode looks at the nuts and bolts of political campaigns.


Discussion Topics:

  • Why do people run for office?
  • How does one file to run for office?
  • When running for office, why is knocking on doors and getting out to talk to people so important?
  • Why is raising money so important?
  • How do candidates connect with voters?
  • Why is it important to have thick skin when running for office?
  • Why is it hard to get people to run for office?

Resources:

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