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Business & Management | Run for Elected Office—and Win

Run for Elected Office—and Win

Kemp, Jana M.

2012, 238 p.

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    • Covers why to run for office and for what office.
    • A-Z on running a winning campaign.
    • Includes current-day, first-hand stories of running for office at various levels around the United States.
    • Will appeal to those considering a run for office as well as seasoned politicians facing uphill election battles.
    • Written from the trenches by a veteran officeholder, this book describes the reality of running for office.
    • Complete instructions for running for, and winning, a political office.
    • Author media savvy with business columns, local influence, and TV appearances.
The list of challenges facing society is endless. Numerous financial and social problems affect the world and individual countries. And they also affect states, counties, cities, and even school districts and neighborhood policy councils. It's time for fresh thinking and new ideas in the public arena; it's time for more civic-minded people to get involved by running for—and winning—elected office.  

Run for Elected Office—and Win shows you how. It is designed to help readers make a positive impact on the world and in the communities in which they live. It starts with how to make a decision to run for a particular office and ends with how to proceed with a successful political career—and it covers everything else in between. This book helps readers:

  • Learn the ins and outs of winning an election—from an author who's done it!
  • Understand how to plan and schedule a political campaign
  • Employ the power of social media in gaining name recognition
  • Learn how much money it takes to run a campaign and what it really takes to win

Content Level » Popular/general

Related subjects » Business & Management

Table of contents 

  1. Run for It: Why the Future Depends on You
  2. Pinpoint Your Passion
  3. Pick the Position
  4. Decide to Party or Be Non-Partisan
  5. File to Run
  6. Run: Draw Up Campaign Plans
  7. Run: Hone Your Message
  8. Run: Raise Money
  9. Run: Create Campaign Literature
  10. Run: Employ Traditional Campaign Media
  11. Run: Employ Social Media
  12. Run: Work Face to Face
  13. Win
  14. Lose
  15. To Run Again--or Not

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