Getting elected to any position is not an easy task. It’s even harder in Georgia for someone to get elected due to ballot restrictions. That makes open races more inviting for Libertarian candidates.
Getting your message out can also be a major challenge. Raising enough money to send out mailers, post signs around town, and buying advertising can cost a fortune. Add a campaign manager, and the total amount of money spent can rise to $50,000 and beyond rather quickly! The cost of local elections have been rising faster and faster. Ironically, much of the money that candidates get seem to be coming from outside the communities where the election is being held.
But there is a better way to do this. Meet Chris Coughlin: