The great 2018 Assembly District 16 debate

I watched this debate and came away very impressed by both the candidates and the moderators. The questions were direct, specific, and the candidates responded appropriately. Unlike most of our national debates, it was refreshing to watch this and actually learn something.  For those who didn't have time to watch, I'll give the play-by-play below and my … Continue reading The great 2018 Assembly District 16 debate

The importance of having experience

I just watched this video of myself in a graduation video from 2008 at the Harvard Kennedy School. I was there with a few other guys in the dual Master's degree program. Most of the others were also attending Harvard Business School. There were four of us doing a joint degree with MIT Sloan (MBA program) but … Continue reading The importance of having experience

First-timers running for office

When I decided that I was going to run for office the first thing I did was look up the resumes of my current representatives. Most of them began their political careers representing their neighborhoods on city councils and other local organizations. Some were elected mayor or served on school boards.  Even in the age … Continue reading First-timers running for office