Jan 272014

A while back, Chris decided that he wanted to run for the Finance Committee in our little town.  The Finance Committee takes care of all matters involving the finances and financial procedures in town & since Chris is an accountant, he thought the Finance Committee would be a good way for him to get started in town politics.

The first step in the process was going to the Town Clerk’s office at the town hall to get some paperwork.  He needs 50 signatures from registered voters in town to get his name on the ballot for the special election in April, so he went last week to get the papers he needed.







He had a few neighbors sign for him already and we had some friends in town sign, too.  Last Saturday, he accosted asked people outside of the Post Office this past weekend for the rest.


He will be going to drop off the signatures sometime this week at the Town Clerk’s office.

Wish him luck and I’ll be sure to keep you posted!

  80 Responses to “The First Step Towards World Domination”

  1. And massholemommy will become the First Lady.

  2. Exciting! Best of luck!!

  3. Wishing him tons of good luck!

  4. That’s awesome. I would sign if I lived in your town (obviously) :) Good luck!

  5. I hope it works out for him, that would be an amazing opportunity. Getting your foot in the door is always the first and hardest step. Keeping my fingers crossed for him.

  6. How Great!!! I wish him lots of luck in running for the Finance Committee. I know you have said how great he is with numbers. Can’t wait for you to tell us he won and exactly what his job duties will be.

  7. Wishing him tons of luck and totally please do keep us posted :)

  8. I find this very interesting as I’ve always been curious how the process works. I look forward to keeping up with the story.

  9. As Chris is an accountant I am sure he would be perfect for the job–If I lived there I would surely sign his petition. I wish him luck and will be waiting to hear how it goes!

  10. Good luck, great man for the job.

  11. That’s totally a lot of work and effort – I hope everything works out for the best. :)

  12. It’s fun to try something new. Good luck to him! I’m hoping he gets the job.

  13. Hope he gets the nomination and then gets voted into office. Good luck

  14. :) fingers crossed and good luck to ya :)

  15. Awesome! Good luck to Chris!

  16. Well look at Chris doing his civic duty. Awesome. I love how you documented it in photos, too. I’d sign his petition if I live there!!!! What is the population of your “little” town? Thanks for the snaps on my Forever 21 boots. Go get some and blog about it!!!!!!!♥

  17. lol, I love your title! World Domination! lol. So awesome! I think an accountant would be a brilliant person to have on the finance committee! Good luck to him!

  18. That’s exciting! I hope he does well. Best of luck!

  19. Good for him!! Getting involved in your community is so important I think!
    Best of luck to him!!

  20. How cool. I’m sure your hubby will do a great job. I wish him the best of luck.

  21. Oh boy! That sounds like fun, and kudos to him for doing something positive in your community! Awesome!

  22. Wishing him lots of good luck! I hope he gets the position!

  23. That’s cool! Good for him! Wishing him Good Luck in the election :)

  24. That’s a pretty neat undertaking! I’m glad he got all the siggys he needed. Good luck, Chris!

  25. It’s a lot of work to just get your name on the ballot! Good luck to him, I’m sure he will be great for the job!

  26. That’s awesome! Way to go, Chris. I’m pulling for you!

  27. Cool! Good luck Chris!

  28. That’s really awesome! Good luck! I’ve heard world domination is a lot of work though…

  29. How exciting for you all, I’m sure he’ll get it! Good luck!

  30. best of luck to him! I hope to hear some good news in the furture!

  31. Good luck to him!!

  32. Best of luck to him! Sounds like a really interesting position and what a nice way to give back to the community as well. x

  33. Good luck :) Here there are a bunch of positions that no one runs for, I’m always joking with my husband that I am going to run for park board since you would win without any effort!

  34. I would like to wish him goodluck with the election. If I was living in your town I would definitely sign his petition.

  35. Good luck!! I can’t wait to hear more about this!

  36. How cool! Fingers crossed and wishing him lots of luck!

  37. Nice! Good for him for getting involved in the community!

  38. Good luck to your husband. I think it is awesome that he wants to serve his community. We need more people like him in office.

  39. Aww the best of luck to your husband, I hope he gets in, that would really be a good start.

  40. Good luck to him. Politics is no easy feat. It’s great that he wants to serve the town in this way

  41. This could make for a lot of interesting blogging for you. I look forward to reading about his journey.

  42. Thats great wishing the best of luck look forward to reading more as you go along.

  43. How exciting! Best of luck to Chris!!

  44. Very exciting! You have to start somewhere and I am sure this is just a small step in him becoming part of something big. It’s always helpful to get involved in your community and this seems like a great way for him to gain experience.

  45. Good luck to him! It is always nice to hear of rope taking the initiative to do better in their community.

  46. Good luck! That’s so exciting!

  47. good luck to him! we need fresh life on our board of finance here

  48. Good luck! On his way to world (or town) domination with a wonderful woman at his side.

  49. So exciting! Good luck on the signatures – I’m sure he will get them!

  50. How exciting! I’m so glad he was able to get the 50 signatures. I can’t wait to see the rest of this unfold :)

  51. Best of luck! How exciting to run for an office!

  52. it’s always fun to try something new and step out of our comfort zone good luck to him on this new adventure

  53. Way to go to him! That is so exciting :) I hope he makes it through!! Good luck!

  54. So brave of him…it’s always hard to ask people for signatures, but if it’s for a great cause people are usually more than willing to do it! He sounds like the perfect man for the job!

  55. Way to go Chris! I can’t wait to hear how it all goes. I’m excited to her about the first lady Masshole and her going on’s also … lol :)

  56. That is so great! Good luck to him – hope he wins. :)

  57. What an inspiration!! It takes guts to run for office like that! I wish him luck!!!

  58. Good luck Chris! Make sure to keep us updated. 50 signatures seems like it could be pretty easy to do, hope he wins!

  59. Best of luck to him! I’m looking forward to seeing his winning announcement here!

  60. very cool! I’ve never known someone that ran for office personally. Good luck to him!

  61. Good luck, Chris! Kudos to you for liking finances — I’m not sure I’d want to deal with other people’s money!! :)

  62. I wish Chris all the best! He has the face of a leader so hope he wins too. Keep us posted.

  63. Good luck Chris! Way to go and take charge of a situation you deem worthy.

  64. That’s so awesome! My dad did this for our town we lived in when I was a kid!

  65. Good luck to Chris, I bet you will do great! Chris seems like such a great guy, and qualified for the job too!

  66. What an awesome thing to tackle. Love his dedication and determination by standing outside in the cold to collect the signatures! Best of luck.

  67. It’s great when people want to do their civic duty. I’m sure he’ll get the signatures in no time. Go Chris!

  68. That is awesome. Best of luck and I look forward to hearing how it goes.

  69. Wow that’s so awesome! Wishing him the best of luck!

  70. Woohoo good luck!!!

  71. Good for him for wanting to make a difference!

  72. Good luck! If I were in your town, I’d sign the form!

  73. Wishing him luck. Very cool that he’s running for “office’

  74. Woot woot, good luck. I hope everything works out!

  75. Wishing him the best of luck!

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