It's been almost a month since we announced that we were planning to attend in the local authority elections.
Since then it's been a bit of a whirlwind.
You know that feeling when you suddenly find you're co-coordinating a large portion of an election campaign and really have no idea what you're doing but you're going to give it your best shot any way? No. Neither did I. Do now.
Hi, Leisa here. So Week 2 of the campaign - I’m chomping at the bit (but don’t support the Grand National) to get out canvassing but health and safety, working around people’s busy timetables and overcoming their fears of door knocking must come first. By my next blog we’ll have lots of canvassing stories to share.
So, I won't lie, when I saw a post from Leisa asking for people to help canvassing my first thought was, “how do I get out of this!”.
In late March, I went to a branch meeting where members were to vote for our candidate for the Worcestershire County Council election. It was only the third meeting I had been to and I still didn't know what to expect. I certainly didn't imagine I would walk away that night as the Election Agent for our just elected candidate Leisa, but that was what happened.
From our Candidate, Leisa Taylor -
So, supporters, we’re on the final leg of our first election race. I’d hoped to do a blog each week but the election demands kept getting in the way. Fortunately we’ve had some amazing people running alongside us helping to keep the flow and give you an insight from different perspectives.
Here’s a few thoughts from me, as candidate.