Running for Local Office Workshop Saturday

Workshop takes place Saturday at Northampton Community College.

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh and Northampton counties will be conducting their seventh biennial “Running for Local Office Workshop.”

It is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

At the Kiva Building at Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

This workshop is designed to give someone thinking of running for local office, or working on a campaign, an understanding of how to qualify and run for local office. 

Lehigh Valley Offices up for election in 2013 are:

  • County Office
  • Mayor City / Borough
  • City Council
  • Borough Council
  • Township Supervisor
  • Township Commissioner
  • School Director
  • District Judge

This “How To” workshop will give individuals an opportunity to learn:

  • How to start, organize, and manage a campaign
  • How to do the legal paperwork
  • How to work with a committee
  • How to work with the press
  • What techniques have worked successfully for others
  • A whole lot more.

Come take advantage of our experts, and unique opportunity to start your campaign off on the right foot.

Essential information, designed specifically for candidates in the Lehigh Valley, will be included in a workbook that you will take home with you. A fee of $45 will be charged to cover the cost of materials.

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan, non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote political responsibility through active and informed participation of citizens.

Additional information and application form is included on the Workshop flier attached, can be obtained at the League website http://www.lwvlv.org/Workshp_flier_2012.pdf, or by contacting Ken Mohr at 610-282-1921 or KMohr@MohrMR.com.


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