Getting Started Running for Office as a Person with a Disability

A fifth of the American population consists of people who have disabilities. However, in
elected office, people with disabilities lack adequate representation. You’ll find that most of
these people are often equipped with the right skills to become respected community
leaders. They only need a nudge in the right direction to run for elected office.

As a person with a disability, a run for the local or state office is a great way to connect with
society. It gives you a chance to create awareness and show the world that your differences
can be empowering. To assist you to start planning your campaign, here are a few important tips that will come in handy. Read more.