Famous People Who Sought Political Power

Source:"The New York Times," courtesy of Reuters


Celebrities running for office is an increasingly popular trend, and the success of figures such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and many others demonstrates the potential for such individuals to make an impact in the political sphere. Although the results of such campaigns can be unpredictable and even controversial, these figures have the potential to motivate and engage a wide range of constituencies and bring attention to important causes. Ultimately, the success or failure of these campaigns depends on the dedication and commitment of the individual running and the public's willingness to support them.