Recently, the White House hosted 200 young elected officials from 40 states for a series of briefings and a reception where the President stopped by. Throughout the day, we spoke with a few of the elected officials about what it meant to hear directly from the President and why they would encourage other young people to run for office. Previously we heard from Oregon State Representative Jefferson Smith, Colorado City Councilman Chris Herndon, and Nebraska State Senator Amanda McGill. This week, Colorado Representative Dan Pabon and Wakulla Florida County Commissioner Alan Brock tell us about their experiences as young elected officials.
Michael Block is the Assistant Director of Intergovernmental Affairs.