You may be faced with a number of
campaigns that are worth your time and involvement, as well as your
club’s time and involvement. You cannot allow yourself to become
swallowed up by the demands of too many candidates – you simply have
to recognize the limits of your own and your club’s energy,
resources, and experience. You will have to make decisions with,
with regard to both local and national contests, that allow you to
best meet your needs.
The basic rule is to focus on those
races that promise to do the most good. And you must wisely
establish realistic expectations and goals.
Here are some useful guidelines and
questions for your and your club to ask about whether or not, and
when and when not to, become involved: