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Uvalde County Campaign School

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What you will learn

"Make a perfect list of voters, and ascertain with certainty for whom they will vote, and on Election Day see that every Whig is brought to the polls." Abraham Lincoln

The Texas Campaign School teaches you how to manage or contribute to a winning campaign. You will learn to create a campaign, finance, and communications plan.

Additional on-demand content, which complements this material, is available to program enrollees.

Ideal attendees are campaign staff, candidates, volunteers, activists, and anyone interested in impacting public policy.

Attendees will learn how to:
• Develop a campaign strategy
• Determine vote goals and voter targeting
• Create a compelling message
• Fundraise for your campaign

For the full list of dates and locations for the LI Texas Tour, visit


Starts Saturday, June 22

Sat 22:   8:15 AM - 4:45 PM


First Presbyterian Church 300 N. Getty St. Uvalde, TX 78801 Map




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What graduates say

Bill Taylor

Bill Taylor

State Representative (SC) District 86

"With the help of many, I defeated the eight-year incumbent 57% to 43%. My campaign success was fueled by enrolling in Leadership Institute training. LI smoothed our political road to success."

Kelly Fajardo

Kelly Fajardo

State Representative (NM) District 7

"I don't think I would have ever taken the step to run if not for the Leadership Institute. I wanted to get involved in politics to make a difference and stand up for my conservative values. The information, training, and skills I learned through LI helped me have the confidence to know that I can run a successful campaign."

Craig Brandt

Craig Brandt

State Senator (NM) District 40

"Thank you, I couldn't have done it without the training I received from the Leadership Institute. I look forward to returning to LI for more training in the years to come."

Your faculty

Jim Reavis

Jim Reavis has been active in politics and political fundraising since 1982. Jim has helped organize and chair several large event fundraisers with headliners such as President George W. Bush, First Lady Barbara Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Mrs. Lynn Cheney, Governors Jindal, Perry, Bush, ect. Jim's largest fundraising event during his chairmanship was a dinner with over 1,500 hosting Presidential candidate Herman Cain.

A couple of the offices in the Arkansas Republican Party that Jim has held include:

* President of the Arkansas Republican Chairman's Association. In his tenure, the ARCA held fundraising schools, campaign schools, and taught county committees how to use marketing to grow. County committees statewide grew substantially. IN 138 YEARS, Arkansas Republicans have taken over the State Senate and State House.

* Washington County Chairman. In his tenure as chairman, WCRC grew from an organization of 15-20 people to an active group of 256 in what was considered a Democratic stronghold. Under Jim's leadership, they tripled the State offices held by Republicans and took over the Washington County Courthouse.

Jim Reavis makes his home in Fayetteville, Arkansas (home of the Razorbacks). He owns a Home Remodel and Building business in North West Arkansas.