How Do You Question A Political Candidate?
Candidates want our vote and most are happy to answer voters’ questions as they campaign. You’re more likely to be able to question a local or state candidate than a candidate running for national office, but if you follow a few simple rules, you should get a response from any of them. Know what’s involved in the job your candidate’s running for. Local, state and national governments have very different responsibilities. Your city council is responsible for fire and police protection, water, utilities, streets and other services in your community. State legislators make rules concerning licensing, operation of everything from vehicles to businesses–anything where coordination of things on a statewide basis makes sense. Members of Congress (the national legislature) work on policy affecting the entire country like foreign policy, national defense and interstate commerce. Executive officers (mayors, governors and presidents) are responsible for administering the organizations (agencies,
*Sadly, we had to bring back ads too. Hopefully more targeted.