Know How to Run for Office.
Step One: Contact your State's Election Office or check out Run For Office to find out which elected offices are up for election and research the positions you are interested in and qualify for.
Step Three: Create an exploratory team and make an action plan. Invite over a diverse group of peers and community members to discuss what you need to do and launch a CrowdPac campaign to feel out your support (and get pledged donations).
Step Four: Contact your State's Board of Elections for help filing the appropriate paperwork.
Step Five: Start campaigning & get stuff done!