Peter Zieve vice President at his Electroimpact business, has decided to take the next step and has entered into local politics, he hopes to become the elected mayor of Mukilteo. His challenger is the current City Council President Bob Champion.
Peter Zieve is an active member of his community and donates funds to many organizations in his hometown of Mukilteo City, Seattle. He is passionate about ensuring that kids in Mukilteo grow up with opportunities to achieve all of their dreams. He tries to engage them in Sports and other activities to improve their confidence and self-esteem and help them to believe in themselves. He also gives funds to the local schools to ensure that they get the best schooling.
Now that he has entered into politics he has ensured that he has done all of the right things to ensure his success.
Here is a list of what a political campaign will require of you.
You will need to be very committed to your cause and be willing to spend a lot of time and sometimes money on achieving your dreams. Peter Zieve has just launched his campaign with $50,000 of his own money, thus proving that he believes in his ability and wants the position for all of the right reasons.
You will need to know what you believe in and why you believe in it. You will need to think of short sharp slogans that convey this. A following of people who already believe in what you do is a distinct advantage as they can help you spread the word. Peter Zieve’s main motivation was that he believed that he would be of great benefit to the people of Mukilteo, he has always wants what is best for them and he would put the interests of them and his families as his top priority, he wanted to return the importance of politics in his area back to its people.
Another important consideration in this day and age, is that you will need a presence both in media and social media. So, try and hit the news, start a blog or Facebook page and widen your following with Social Media. Peter has appeared in Newspapers such as the West Seattle Herald and the Seattle Times and he has his own blogs, twitter account and website.
The next step for Peter or anyone entering politics is to gather testimonials from others about why your cause is important and why you are the person for this job. Gather facts that prove your issue based on other successful towns or cities. Put together objective arguments and speeches and be able to deliver them well with a way that makes the people warm to you. Be prepared for difficult questions and confrontation and make sure you are able to handle it in a non-confrontational way.
The next step is to find allies, Peter Zieve had a lot of contacts through his business and also through his charitable works, these people give him a lot of support.