Congratulations on winning the election! Now, here’s a class you really must take.

So, you have just won your first election to this office. Congratulations! Soon you will take your oath of office to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States — and the people that you will serve. There is so much to prepare, in the time around those first few days in office. You are ready to make a positive change in many people’s lives, through governing.

And before a disaster strikes the community you are now in charge of — and it is highly likely something else…



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