Running for Office
Why run for office? We need good people, like you, who care about the state of the community and the people who live here. If you have been thinking about becoming a public servant, please check out the information below. If you decide to make the journey, please let us know so we can support you!
Are you thinking of running for state office but you don't know where to start? Check out Run for Office, it will tell you what positions you are eligible for and provide helpful information on what it takes to be elected.
Now you've decided you DO want to run for office. That's a big first step, congratulations! Download the Thurston County Candidate Guide to get the details on how to submit your nomination with the county.
Use all resources available to you. We live in a world where you can reach a million people with a click of a button. You are a serious candidate, create a Facebook and Twitter account, get your name out there. Show up at meaningful events and talk to the people who will be nominating you. Research tips and tricks on how to get your name out there.
Are you past the basics and looking for a more in depth guide of how to run your campaign? Check out this Political Campaign Planning Guide. Beware, this is an advanced guide for heavy duty campaigning.
Are you running for office?
Let us know, we'll help in any way we can.