Ten Reasons Young People Don’t Run for Office

Ron McIntyre
5 min readMar 25, 2024
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Eight months from the November Elections and staring at two very different choices for President and many equally bizarre choices for other national and state offices, many are pondering why young people are not running for office.

I once naively thought that putting a solid businessperson in office could address the many problems that career politicians create. However, after the 2016…

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Ron McIntyre

Ron McIntyre is a Leadership Anthropologist, Author, and Consultant, who, in semi-retirement, is looking to help people who really want to make a difference.