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Future Candidate School

Future Candidate School

Future Candidate School

Future Candidate School

4 days, $250 (meals included and lodging in LI's dorms for the first 46 students)

LI’s unique Future Candidate School teaches potential candidates the steps to take now to ensure a winning campaign in the future.   The training focuses on your personal and political preparation for a future career in elected office.

The nation’s top campaign experts and leading political consultants will show you how to prepare yourself for a successful candidacy.
You will learn to:
·         Develop the attributes of effective candidates
·         Build a strong base of grassroots support
·         Define and develop your message
·         Raise funds

NOTE:  The Future Candidate School is not designed for current candidates.  If you are running for office now, you’ll benefit from attending the following LI programs:  Public Speaking WorkshopAdvanced Public Speaking WorkshopOne-on-One Public Speaking WorkshopIntroduction to Television TechniquesOn-Camera Television WorkshopOne-on-One Television Workshop, and High-Dollar Fundraising 





Upcoming Dates:
Apr. 13, 2015
Arlington, VA

This is a 4-day school

Jul. 27, 2015
Arlington, VA

This is a 4-day school

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Leah Courtney

Contact Leah with your questions or to request training.

What graduates say

  •  "With the help of many, I defeated the eight-year incumbent 57% to 43%. My campaign success was fueled by enrolling in LI's Future Candidate School. It was a most valuable experience. LI smoothed our political road to success." 

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    Bill Taylor

    State Representative, South Carolina

  • “This was my first time running for public office, and it was against a political veteran. It was a tough race, but LI gave me the education needed to run a successful campaign.”

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    Alonzo Baldonado

    State Representative (NM)