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When You Meet a Candidate, Say “Thank You!”


Coronado Democratic Club

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My experience as a former candidate is one of the reasons I’ve worked so hard, for so many years, in support of the San Diego County Democratic Party. I learned then that candidates need the help of a team to win. And I never wanted another candidate in San Diego County to feel that they were running alone and making it up as they went along.

That’s why I made training a priority when I became County Party Chair in 2013. Sharing my own experiences – and the resources that the Party has developed – has allowed us to organize an excellent campaign training program. We want every candidate to be prepared with the confidence, knowledge, and tools to run smart, strong campaigns.

Running for office can be both exhilarating and exhausting. If you ask anyone who has run, you’ll hear that, win or lose, it’s a life-transforming experience. There…

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