We need to understand what independent candidates may do to the entire electoral process.
In the 2009 Lok Sabha election in Pune, there were 36 candidates that contested, of which 25 were independent candidates. 157 more words
Have you ever researched campaign management strategy? If you are like the overwhelming majority of sane people, you have not. I’ve spent several months looking for reliable texts on the process, read many of them, and come to a conclusion about the process. 1,061 more words
As I have mentioned before, this campaign will be very different from the standard approach taken by professional politicians. After all, the point is to prove that one does not need to be part of an established party, be able to afford full-time campaigning, and spend hundreds of thousands of dollars in order to run for office. 367 more words
Today, during the Bagmati Cleanup Campaign, I met a couple of young men who seemed very energized. They gave me their contact address and told me that they were part of a youth group that had decided that if young people were to make a difference, they had to embrace politics. 73 more words
I started a blog a few years back in order to make my views clear on a few topics. While the original intent was to use this as a cathartic tool for my own benefit, I am now of the mind that the current political condition of the US of A is so abhorrent that the populous just might consider independent candidates as worth their attention at a level they never have before. 283 more words