If I am working for a consulting agency. Would it be considered a conflict of interest if I decide to run for office? Would I have to quit my job in consulting/ contracting?

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I'd consult a lawyer about this. I think it could definitely be construed as a conflict depending on specifics.


If you won your election, I believe you would have to quit for the length of your term, yes. This might depend on the office, your state, etc. however.

It really depends. There should be some sort of written policy for this. I would ask HR.

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