Book: Getting Elected - Winning Local Elections by Thomas Renk
categories: Book, Running for Office, Nomination Papers, Winning Elections, Signs, Election Finance, Campaign Funding, Political Marketing, Earning Votes, Local Elections, Winning Local Elections, Seeking Votes, Getting Elected
Tom Renk about this book: Getting Elected was written to assist people interested in serving their local hometowns and communities. Getting involved in government by becoming a candidate for public office can be a daunting task, especially if you have never done it before. This self-help book will show you how to win. It is a quick read and outlines the entire procedure you will need to follow to be successful in your community.
If you have ever had a desire to serve in your community, be it Alderman, on the School Board, as a Village Trustee, or as a county supervisor, this book will show you how to win the election. The author has served as an elected local official in two states and two communities for over 16 years. He has been a candidate in over 10 elections, and has assisted other candidates in seeking office as well. The author knows what it takes to be successful in running for local public office.
When you don't know how to play the election game you can lose the race before you even get started. And you only have a four or five month window of opportunity between the required nomination filing date and the actual election. If you don't know how to file the papers correctly, how to seek funding support, or how to promote and market yourself in a short time frame you are doomed to fail.
This book can assist you in your quest. If you are committed to becoming involved you want to win the election, not just make a showing. 'Getting Elected' can help you be successful but you have to read it to win!
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