Questions On Political Speech

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Project Part Three Now that you’ve decided that you’re going to run for a position, and have researched your district you have to create a platform. The platform is a series of positions on political issues that is used to promote a candidate. A good platform often comes in the form of a carefully worded political speech that appeals to voters by touching on a number of issues which are important to them. This is why it is so important to first know your districts demographics. I’m running as for a position in the Texas state Senate, so after a little research I found that I belong to the State Senate District 16. Then I had to learn about the demographics for my District I found that about 61 percent speak only English, and only 10…show more content…
As previously stated in demographics of my district 80 percent of citizens working in the private sector, specifically management, finance, and warehouse/transportation. This is an area where many middle class, or lower middle-class citizens reside and where small business owners are extremely prevalent. Information like this shows that many people in this area would like to see changes in the laws that govern the private sector of business. Especially with more people coming to Texas in recent years to create new business. Another point that I would stress, as it is very important to me as well as the district, that focuses on the Texas public school system. There is much talk about how unprepared kids are coming out if Texas public schools, especially lesser funded systems such as Irving. With about half (49.7 percent) of the parents in district 16 having kids under 18 years old, I would push for better funding for lower income areas, because as of now the education at Texas Public Schools is not equal. A student living in a wealthy city such as Southlake comes out much more prepared for college than a student in Irving or Grand Prairie. The strength of my platform comes for the financial aspect, as I feel that in an already diverse, but lower income district social change would not be as impactful as economic change. This creats the three pillars of my campaign platform Better healthcare prices, lower the
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