You might be interested in a certain democratic congressional candidate, and you may want to do what you can to support that candidate. There are a few things that you should not do when showing support for congressional candidates, however. You can start with this list of don'ts if you aren't sure.
Assume That It's All About Money
First of all, don't make the assumption that it is all about the money. Of course, you might have heard about ways that you can donate to your favorite congressional candidate's campaign. However, you might be short on cash, so you might not be able to donate at this time. This doesn't mean that you can't or shouldn't show support for your favorite candidate, however. Instead, look for other ways that you can show your support. For example, you can look into volunteering for the candidate's campaign, or you can put up signs in your yard that show your support and raise awareness about the candidate and what they believe in. You can check your favorite candidate's website or social media pages for more information about ways that you can show your support and help their cause.
Spread Untrue Information
Next, make sure that all information that you share about your chosen candidate is accurate. There is a lot of misinformation out there, particularly online and on social media, and spreading misinformation, even if it casts your chosen candidate in a positive light, can be harmful overall. Therefore, make sure that you fact check regularly and that you only get your information from reliable and reputable sources.
Forget to Vote
It might seem obvious, but you might be surprised by the number of people out there who have an interest in politics and who show support for certain candidates but who never show up to the polls to place their votes. After all, you might be busy with childcare, working or a variety of other things, or you might not be registered to vote. You might not know about when you are supposed to cast your vote or where you're supposed to go on voting day. Although it's understandable that all of these different challenges can get in the way when you want to vote for someone, it's important to make sure that you cast your vote for the candidates who you support and who you think will best represent the people in your area in congress.
Therefore, don't wait too long to start looking into your voting options. If you haven't already registered to vote, now is the time to do so. Find out about polling places, dates, and times. Then, make sure that you do your best to show up and vote on voting day.