Scott McLarty

commented on So You Want To Run for Office 2015-01-06 18:42:02 -0800 · Flag
Excellent article. Two suggestions: (1) While it’s often difficult to get media coverage of your campaign, don’t assume the media are hostile either. Running for office as a Green doesn’t by itself make you newsworthy. If you want news coverage, do things that will make reporters and editors pay attention. (2) If you can’t get coverage from major media, there are many minor news sources, niche publications, etc. online and on paper that are always looking for stories to fill up space. Don’t ignore them. (3) For more information about media outreach, see “Media Tips for Green Candidates” ( — Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator for the Green Party of the United States (