Friday, August 04, 2006

ANNOUNCEMENT: I'm now a candidate for public office

Readers of my blog are the first people from the general public that are going to hear about this. The official announcement is going to come early next week: I'm still trying to figure out where I should hold the press conference.

I filed late yesterday morning. I am now officially on the ballot this coming November as a candidate for an at-large seat on the Rockingham County Board of Education. This is the first time that I've ever run for public office (Lord only knows if it'll be the last time too, but I'm gonna try for this).

You can find a complete list of filed candidates here. I'll be writing more about this in the next few days or so, including why I chose to run, what my beliefs are in regards to public education, and maybe a little about what to expect from my campaign committee (there's no real committee... it's just me but by law I have to have a campaign committee for the paperwork).

Awright, any questions? :-)


Jenna St.Hilaire said...

Chris Knight for President :-D

Chris Knight said...

Not for another 3 years at least :-P

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Anonymous said...

how did you start? As far as planning goes because I am supposed to come up with a campaign plan for an office of my choice

Chris Knight said...

I just filled out the paperwork and paid the filing fee. There really was no "plan" per se. It was quite easy. I just did what seemed right as I went along with it :-)