Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQs

Next In Office is a place where voters can interact with aspiring public office candidates. Aspiring candidates who have signed up with Next In Office can present their views on various issues while interacting with and polling potential supporters and constituents. This critical first step in the path to public office will help prospective candidates gauge their chances of a successful public office run while simultaneously helping supporters find new, competent political leaders.

No. Next In Office is strictly for individuals who have not yet officially declared a run for public office.

No. Next in Office is designed to shed light on new, untraditional prospective candidates from the private and public sectors.

No. You do not need to be registered to vote but you must be a U.S. citizen to vote on NIO.

No. There are no on-going or recurring charges to use or be a part of Next In Office.

Yes. You can search for and vote on prospective candidates even if you are a prospective candidate yourself.

No. Next In Office allows for State, City, County and District level searches only.

On the login screen you can reset your username and password.

At the bottom of every email you can find an unsubscribe link.

Next In Office can be accessed from outside of the United States, but you must be a United States citizen to vote for prospective candidates, and run as a candidate yourself.

No. Next In Office only hosts U.S. political positions.

Supporter FAQs

Yes, you can vote for as many prospective candidates as you like.

No. You can only vote for a prospective candidate once.

When you vote for a prospective candidate you will be asked to provide your current address.

Yes. If you vote outside the constituency area for a specific candidate, your vote will be counted towards the candidate’s “general supporter” tally.

A general supporter is an individual who casts a vote on NIO for a prospective candidate where the supporter is not in the constituency area of the candidate. A constituent is a supporter who casts a vote on NIO for a candidate where the supporter is in the constituency area of the candidate.

Candidate FAQs

A general supporter is an individual who casts a vote on NIO for a prospective candidate where the supporter is not in the constituency area of the candidate. A constituent is a supporter who casts a vote on NIO for a candidate where the supporter is in the constituency area of the candidate.

Yes. You can create a voter profile in addition to your prospective candidate profile and vote for other candidates if you choose.

Next In Office makes every attempt to ensure that every candidate listed on NextInOffice.org is a legitimate prospective candidate with a serious consideration in running for public office of the United States. Next In Office also aims to keep profane language, advertising, and illegal content off NextInOffice.org.

No. Next In Office is designed to help you decide if you want to run for office.

If you created a prospective candidate profile and joined NIO prior to officially declaring a run for public office, your profile may remain on NIO until the close of the election for which you are running.

NextInOffice.org provides multiple resources for information relating to declaring, campaigning and running for public office.

Writer FAQs

You can apply to become a writer for Next In Office by going to http://NextInOffice.org/freelance-writing

Anyone can apply to become a writer for Next In Office. We look at every application and hand-select those who we feel can best contribute to our mission.

We like to see at least one new article per week from our writers but this is not a requirement.

No, our freelance writing positions are volunteer only.

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