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“As a citizen, you need to know how to be a part of it, how to express yourself – and not just by voting.”

Sandra Day O’Connor

Tips on Raising Your Hand -- and Asking the Right Question

The best preparation is to assume the elected official or candidate (including elected officials who are running again for office) will not want to answer any question related to their major campaign donors.  Also assume that the elected official or candidate has received training on how to dodge questions.  So be prepared — here are some tips for asking the right question.