DemDaily: The 25 Questions

April 14, 2017

This is candidate recruitment season and, while the country may be under Republican control at the federal level, Democrats and independents are filing to challenge Trump's GOP at all levels of public office, in every state of the union.

4,674 candidates squared off for US House, Senate or President in 2016, more than 10,000 for state legislature, and over 100,000 at the municipal level - and those numbers do not include the many thousands more who ran in primary elections.

According to Pew Research (2014), about 2% of Americans say they have run for federal, local, or state elected office in their lifetimes.

25 Questions for Candidates

In my other life, as a political consultant, I have worked with over 100 open seat and challenger candidates from almost every state, and still have unwavering respect for those who pursue public service.

Hence, for those who are thinking about taking the plunge this cycle -- an article I wrote several years ago for Campaigns & Elections. The questions are just as applicable today as then, and ones every potential candidate should be prepared to answer - for themselves and the public - before they take the leap!

 

DemList Free Resources for Candidates

DemList Calendar: Submit your fundraising and campaign events to your State Page or free promotion.

DemDaily Political Column - for daily updates on issues, targeted races and campaign tools. Pass the link on to your supporters as an informative resource!

See Past Dailys on:

Senate Races

House Races

Special Elections

Governors

 

Good Luck to all!

DemList
Connecting you to The Party
Connecting you to Each Other
Kimberly Scott
Publisher 

Related posts

DemDaily: Obama’s Bow

DemDaily: Obama’s Bow

May 2, 2017   To follow on yesterday’s rundown on the annual Correspondents’ Association Dinner, a little treat from last year’s roast when Obama rocked the house and gave a...

Posted
DemDaily: Making The Stage

DemDaily: Making The Stage

August 28, 2019 The deadline for qualifying for the Democratic National Committee’s third Democratic primary debate is tonight and, although yet to be formally announced, participants have...

My Hometown

My Hometown

October 31, 2019   Congratulations to the Washington Nationals   2019 World Series Champions!   DemList Connecting you to The Party Connecting you to Each Other Kimberly Scott Publisher...

DemDaily: Our Olympic Heroes

DemDaily: Our Olympic Heroes

February 23, 2018 As we go into the weekend, and the final days of the 2018 Winter Olympics, some much-needed uplifting news about the athletes representing the home of the free and the brave!...