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Engaging With Your Federal Candidates

Engaging with your federal candidates

In the lead up to an election, federal candidates engage with their community to grow relationships, hear from voters, and build platforms that people care about. As a voter, you also want to find out what your candidates stand for and their stances on issues important to you, so you can make informed decisions when you head to the polls. You can help make science an election issue by engaging with your candidates and building long-term relationships with potential future decision-makers. In this toolkit you’ll find:

  •  Why you should engage with your federal candidates
  • Who your federal candidates are
  • Ways of engaging with your federal candidates including: questions to ask your candidates when they come door-knocking, tips for approaching your candidates at events, how to set up a one-on-one meeting with your candidates, how to organize a candidate event
  • Things your candidate wants and needs