Tag: running for office

Christian Fioravanti – Going up against a Republican Party Establishment Candidate

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Do you want to know what it is like to go up against the establishment wing of the Republican Party? What are the factors that go into which office should be sought?

We talk today with a gentleman who just finished running for State Senate, Christian Fiorvanti.  He shares with us some insights gleaned from his first effort to unseat a left-wing establishment  20 year Republican State Senator.  Sometimes it can get frustrating to take our message to the people, but that is the only hope for turning our country around.

You can learn more here: http://www.idahosenate2014.com

I think you’ll enjoy hearing his reasons for hope.

Free and Fair Elections

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What’s involved in getting a candidate on the ballot? Do political parties matter? During this episode we talk about what happened with Ron Paul, what George Washington said about the way we do things and why we need better options when we go to vote. If you ever wondered how the choices were authorized to show up on your ballot, you need to listen to this show.

Today I am joined by Jim Clymer, Former Chairman of the Constitution Party and Gary Odom, Former Field Director for a wonderful discussion of what they have seen over the years, the lawsuits they fought and why they are pressing on!

Candidate Season is Open!

This photo was taken during my campaign two years ago.

This photo was taken during my campaign two years ago.

If it looks like we are having fun, it’s because we are! Campaigns can be both exhilarating and draining at the same time.  This is the first time in 20 years my name is not going on the ballot during an even year.  We are now in the season when candidates can file for county, state or federal offices.  If you are interested in running for office, it is not too late.  In Missouri, you have until March 25 to file.

Running for office is truly a calling.  The only way to endure the emotional and financial expense of a campaign is to have the kind of commitment that comes from within one’s heart.  The old expression is, “Fire in the belly.”  If you have it, you owe it to your philosophy to run, and run to win. Continue reading