January 14, 2005
Who needs 527s when you have reality TV?

Meet Jolanda Jones: attorney, civic activist, City Council candidate, contestant on Survivor. I think Keir is right when he says "No amount of money could buy her potential campaign the kind of notoriety she would gain from an extended run on the hit show." Once again, this November is starting to look more interesting that I would have thought it would be.

Posted by Charles Kuffner on January 14, 2005 to Election 2005 | TrackBack

Most reality shows have a stipulation in their contract that you can't be a candidate for political office within one year of when the show airs. So, she probably can't run in 2005, but would be eligible in any election after that.

Posted by: Jeremy Mills on January 15, 2005 11:53 AM