Workshop to focus on conducting a successful campaign for public office
Vancouver, WA – The Clark County Auditor’s Office is sponsoring a workshop entitled, "Winning Ways to Run for Office – A Candidate/Campaign Worker Workshop.’’
The free workshop will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, at the Clark County Elections Office, 1408 Franklin St.
Clark Public Utilities Commissioner Jane Van Dyke and County Councilor John Blom will talk about making the decision to run and campaigning for office. Katie Archer of Archer Public Affairs and Jim Mains of High Five Media will describe what it takes to carry out an effective campaign for a candidate or issue.
Speakers also will offer helpful advice regarding political sign regulations, campaign finance, interacting with the news media, fair campaign practices and resources available at the Elections Office.
The workshop is aimed at candidates for public office, people considering becoming candidates, those who are working on campaigns or might in the future, and anyone interested in the topics. Time will be set aside for questions and answers. An informal reception will follow the presentations.
The workshop will not directly or indirectly assist any campaign or promote or oppose any ballot proposition. The panelists’ comments represent their own opinions, not those of Clark County or the Auditor's Office.