How can you get involved with politics at the local level to support the candidate of your choice?

TOPIC: State Party Structure

THREAD: Review the Reading & Study presentation “Political Structure at the State Level” as an example about the structure of the Republican Party in Virginia.

Locate the websites for the major political parties in your state. Once you have located the party website, determine the elements of the party platform. Organize the following information into an essay. Include the correct citation of the party’s website and any other references you used for this essay using current APA format.

1: Examine one of your state’s party platforms.

Do you agree with the platform?
Why or why not?

2: Examine the voting record of your elected representative to state government.

Does the person vote in line with the party platform?
Give specific examples.

3: What views would you like to express to your representative?

4: How can you get involved with politics at the local level to support the candidate of your choice?