Well, I did in the most minor way possible, I think. Elected to the board of a Home Owners Association, on the platform that I didn't want it but would do my best if elected. Because I felt I owed some of my time and effort to the group, just as others had already given.
Most, though, I think run for election because of the power or money involved.
I am sure it is an inextricable mix of selfish and service motives.
by Marlene Bertrand 6 years ago
Should we re-elect a president who proves he doesn't do what he promised?When a president doesn't deliver what he has promised while campaigning, should people vote to elect him again?
by Thomas Byers 5 years ago
As the question asks do you think the Republican Party has any hope of electing a Republican President in 2016? Do you think the Hispanic and African American Voters will prevent a Republican President from being elected any time in the near future.What does the Republican Party have to do to win a...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
What is the ONE underlying reason that people fear old people?
by ptosis 2 years ago
What happens if the President-elect dies between being elected and the inauguration?Twentieth Amendment (Amendment XX), Section 3. If, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the President, the President elect shall have died, the Vice President elect shall become President. So...
by Sweetsusieg 6 years ago
Why is it when discussing subjects such as Religion or Politics some peopleabsolutely refuse to even listen to the 'other side' of the story? Or better yet some go on rants or tangents and don't listen, even when you agree with their side?
by Emer Kelly 6 years ago
Do you think people should have to display an understanding of politics before being allowed to voteI don't mean an in-depth understanding, just a basic one of how government works and what each party/candidate stands for.
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