Some food for Thought...
By Malia Lazu
There is only one way to counter the effects of organized money: organized people.
The true keeper of this country’s democracy is its people, whether they decide to participate in the vote
or not. The ability to raise money is still considered the number one factor in
being able to win an election, but recently we have seen campaigns backed by informal
citizen groups show the potential of a people-powered campaign.
If you have actual relationships with people in your district you can create a
campaign that is fueled by sweat & shoe leather rather than money & consultants.
A people-powered campaign may not look as slick as a well-funded campaign, but being authentic and inclusive of your district will pay in creating a viable campaign.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.