Election Speech Tips

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Running for a seat on your school's student class council is a worthwhile endeavor and the first step into the world of politics. If you're committed to getting elected, it's important that your peers know who you are, what you stand for and how capable you are to represent their interests as a representative of the entire student body. In order to share this information, giving a compelling speech that accomplishes such goals will play a major role in success. Developing a great speech requires thought and the ability to clearly organized your ideas and visions. Begin writing your speech by acknowledging and thanking your audience. Acknowledging your audience means stating who are you are addressing directly. If you're running for a school election, a formal address can be as simple as "my fellow students." Thank your audience for their willingness to listen to what you have to say. 2

Tell a little bit about yourself and why you are running for office. Mention any previous experience you've had related to the responsibilities of the office. State two to three reasons why you want to be elected.

Begin writing your speech by acknowledging and thanking your audience. Acknowledging your audience means stating who are you are addressing directly. If you're running for a school election, a formal address can be as simple as "my fellow students." Thank your audience for their willingness to listen to what you have to say. 2

Tell a little bit about yourself and why you are running for office. Mention any previous experience you've had related to the responsibilities of the office. State two to three reasons why you want to be elected.

Begin writing your speech by acknowledging and thanking your audience. Acknowledging your audience means stating who are you are addressing directly. If you're running for a school election, a formal address can be as simple as "my fellow students." Thank your audience for their willingness to listen to what you have to say....
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