Are you passionate about issues in your community and ready to find solutions? Running for political office could give you the chance to make a difference. Before going all in, be sure you’ve carefully weighed the pros and cons. Holding an elected office is a major responsibility, and running a campaign demands time and money. While there are plenty of tiny details to navigate, remember that people are your priority. Your aim is to become a public servant, so the most important step is to engage the people you’d like to serve.