Connect with us on Facebook!
[Feeds & Readers]
Follow us on Twitter!

Make us your home page!
Authors, sign in!

Recommend Our Site!

You can use this handy tool to send emails to people you'd like to recommend this site to. We assure you that their email addresses will never be shared or even stored. Your privacy is 100% protected.

Just fill in the blanks and send your email! It's easy.

Their names here:
Their email:
Your name:


Front Page » Authors » Bio for Jim Faris » Archives for Jim Faris

By Jim Faris on June 30, 2009

Where are the Kansas Democrats for 2010? Everywhere I go I have this question asked of me and I have to ask it myself. 2008 saw an end to the promising Boyda presence in the 2nd Congressional District Seat, and Jim Slattery lost by a huge margin against long-time incumbent Pat Roberts. What did the Democrats learn from it?

Read more of this post here ...

By Jim Faris on June 1, 2009

Well you've been sworn in... what comes next? This is part two of a two part piece that gives a perspective on what you might face when you are first elected to office.

Read more of this post here ...

By Jim Faris on April 29, 2009

After being elected to office, I wanted to share some of my first moments on the Oskaloosa City Council with you all so some that are interested in running for such an office, they know a bit more of what they are getting into once they are in.

Read more of this post here ...

By Jim Faris on March 31, 2009

Now that we're in the last week of city and school board elections, I want to run through some of the stuff that I have refreshed my mind about when it comes to campaigning for a local office.

Read more of this post here ...

By Jim Faris on February 25, 2009

I was reading in the Oskaloosa Independent the other day when I came across a letter to the editor that I had to share. This is a perfect example of what you SHOULDN'T do when you are running for office, especially for a small town race like McLouth City Council.

Read more of this post here ...

By Jim Faris on January 28, 2009

A call has sounded and President Obama leads the chorus for the next generation to find their way serve the country. Mayoral, city council, and school board elections in Kansas are now in full swing and there are two in the small town of Oskaloosa that have stood and asked to be counted for election.

Read more of this post here ...

By Jim Faris on December 10, 2008

With the dust settling from the 2008 election season, Kansas Democrats are wondering what went wrong? Being dealt two heavy blows by the loss of candidates, Nancy Boyda and Jim Slattery for U.S.Congress and Senate, what are they seeing that may have caused this to happen in what seemed to be a major Democratic tsunami?

Read more of this post here ...

More blog posts by Jim Faris:

Want to see more blog posts by Jim Faris? We have more! By default, this page only lists a few of the most recent entries. Most of the entries that our authors post are very timeless and relevant, regardless of when their articles are originally published.

We encourage and welcome you to look back through the blog archives for Jim Faris. All of this author's archives are listed here, on the right side of this page.

To see the rest of this author's entries, just click on any of the months shown in the right sidebar column of this page.

If you want to browse other topics, you can also check our Table of Contents or go back to our Front Page. Stick around awhile! We're glad you're here.

Browse the Blogs!

You Are Here!

This is an archive for Jim Faris. To learn more about this author, you can also read a Biography for Jim Faris here.

Just a few of most current posts by Jim Faris are excerpted in the center of this page.

However, we do have links, below, to all of the entries ever published by this author.

To browse archived entries by Jim Faris, just scroll down this same sidebar column. You'll see the links for all of this author's blog entries, grouped by month and year.

Archives: Jim Faris

This list shows all of the entries ever published at this site by Jim Faris:

Books You Might Like!

We Went to Denver!

Everyday Citizen was selected by the DNC as one of just 55 blogs nationwide to be seated with delegates on the floor, and embedded with delegates during the weeklong 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver!

Read some of our coverage in the mainstream press here >>

Watch a Convention video featuring our bloggers here >>

Find out which Everyday Citizen writers went to Denver here >>

Browse the list of all of our Convention blog posts here >>

Notices & Policies

All of the Everyday Citizen authors are delighted you are here. We all hope that you come back often, leave us comments, and become an active part of our community. Welcome!

All of our contributing authors are credentialed by invitation only from the editor/publisher of If you are visiting and are interested in writing here, please feel free to let us know.

For complete site policies, including privacy, see our Frequently Asked Questions. This site is designed, maintained, and owned by its publisher, Everyday Citizen Media., The Everyday Citizen,, and Everyday Citizen are trademarked names.

Each of the authors here retain their own copyrights for their original written works, original photographs and art works. Our authors also welcome and encourage readers to copy, reference or quote from the content of their blog postings, provided that the content reprints include obvious author or website attribution and/or links to their original postings, in accordance with this website's Creative Commons License.

© Copyright, 2007-2011, All rights reserved, unless otherwise specified, first by each the respective authors of each of their own individual blogs and works, and then by the editor and publisher for any otherwise unreserved and all other content. Our editor primarily reviews blogs for spelling, grammar, punctuation and formatting and is not liable or responsible for the opinions expressed by individual authors. The opinions and accuracy of information in the individual blog posts on this site are the sole responsibility of each of the individual authors.