Local-Level Tips for Running for Office

Diana Mendez
Most elected officials begin their political careers by becoming active in the community.

Most elected officials begin their political careers by becoming active in the community.

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In an era of extreme political views and frustration with the political establishment, political activism is growing at a rate never experienced before in American politics. Many who have never participated in politics are now organizing. People are taking to the streets to voice their opinion on important issues, such as immigration, social justice, women’s rights, and the environment. The ultimate step in political advocacy, however, is running for office. If you are aspiring to run for office, here are some tips you should know.

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