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How Do You Convince People To Vote For You? If you are contesting for an EXCO position, here's one way to do it!
By Moderator | 31 August 2019 | Politics
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1. Confirm Qualifications:
Are qualified to contest for that position? Do you meet all the necessary requirements? Find out.
Find out what you can about the cause being championed.
For instance, if the organization in question has to do with Vesico-Vaginal Fistulae (VVF) among Young Mothers, you could research on case studies concerning such mothers.
3. Become Interested In The Cause:
Focus on the aspects that interest you, or aspects that you can relate to based on your own experiences.
4. Picture Yourself In A Similar Position:
Make it personal, e.g. "If this happened to me, how would I feel?"
5. Aim to Serve:
Let it be all about how you can help. Give examples of how you can be of help.
6. Have Integrity:
Ignore attempts by rivals to sell you their votes or to bribe you to stand aside for them.
7. See No. 4 above.
8. Speak From the Heart:
If time will permit, prepare a speech. If not, let your heart guide you. Even if time permits, let your speech be straight from the heart. Address the people based on No.s 1 - 4. Appeal to their humanity. Be sincere.
9. See No. 4 above.
Let God's will be done. Surrender to the will of the Almighty. Know that there are things that are beyond your control. Be prepared to accept the outcome of the elections in good faith.
11. Win/Lose Gracefully:
If you win/lose, congratulate the winner/loser and hope that God gives him the wherewithal to serve the people, in any capacity.
12. If At First You Don't Succeed:
Try again next time. Or not - depending on your focus in life. Ask yourself if it's worth the trouble.
And this is one way to get people to vote for you.
How Do You?