Unless you are very wealthy and can fund your own campaign, in order to succeed as a candidate, you must raise funds. Events, mailing campaigns, printing, signage, advertisements, etc. all add up to huge expenses. If you've received enough signatures, you won't need funds to qualify. However, if you fall short, in order to be a candidate you must pay the amount for postitions listed in the previous blog.
A common misconception about political fundraising is that it is equivalent to asking for charity. The donation to your candidate of choice is not a gift to the campaign, but an investment in the achievement of the your own political goals and priorities.
It's 2019 and our local election season has begun! This coming Wednesday, January 9th there is a fundraiser for Jimmy Hill, running for Mayor. We invite any and all who are running to send us their events so we can keep our members informed and educated for our upcoming elections...