If you have been following politics in recent years, you’ll know that the face of politics is changing and starting to reflect the needs and concerns of historically non-majority groups. As the saying goes, ‘Be the change you want to see”. Chances are, if there is an issue you are passionate about, it probably matters to someone else. The most important factor about considering a career in politics is to get clear on your WHY. Why are you running? What issues are you championing?
Here are a few questions to help you assess your readiness for a career in politics.