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Candidate Development School

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What you will learn

LI's unique Candidate Development School teaches current and potential candidates the steps to take now to ensure a winning campaign. The training focuses on your personal and political preparation for a 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 polish your message
  • Raise funds


Starts Tuesday, September 26

Tue 26:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT
Wed 27:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT
Thu 28:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT


Leadership Institute
Steven P.J. Wood Building
1101 N Highland St
Arlington VA, 22201


$150.00 $75.00 discount for early registration until 9/5/23 Your Cost: $75.00


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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 LI's Future Candidate School. It was a most valuable experience. LI smoothed our political road to success." 

Alonzo Baldonado

Alonzo Baldonado

State Representative (NM) District 8

“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.”