You do not need to be an elected official to make a difference in government. There are plenty of ways to get involved at the local level and make an impact in your community.
First, attend your town meetings to learn about what is happening in the community where you live. You will hear information about local issues, budgets, education and more. This is your opportunity to give your opinions about the issues that directly effect you on a daily basis. In addition, you may learn of ways to get involved through volunteering on a committee.
Next, spend time at the local political office of your party. These organizations need help during election times and throughout the year. You can help by assisting with voter registration, working on mailings, writing letters, making phone calls to undecided voters or helping on election day. You may also want to consider becoming a precinct representative so that you can hold meetings and make an impact on the future of your party in your community.
You can also get involved with your local government by asking for changes on issues that are important to you, your friends or your family. Pick an issue you are passionate about and that you want to see changed. You can organize a petition and gain the support of other members of your town. You can also write letters to the officials in your town or involve the entire community by holding a rally.
Although you do not need to be an elected official to make a difference in your community, this is certainly a great way to make an impact. There are different rules and regulations for each town and each elected