It is not always enough to be right -- as in correct -- candidates have to know how to win. It takes preparation.
Since 1979, future candidates have attended Leadership Institute trainings. At LI, they learn the tools to win -- persuade voters, effectively fundraise, and get-out-the vote.
Because they graduated from LI training, many winning candidates in 2014 understood how to effectively run and win.
"Thanks to you Morton and LI staff, there are countless conservatives making a difference in public policy across the country," said soon to be Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell. "As one of your earliest students, I know firsthand what a wonderful foundation the Leadership Institute’s education provides for someone involved in public service."
Here are some of the many LI and Morton Blackwell trained candidates who won accross the United States in 2014:
LI graduate and New Mexico businesswoman Kelly Fajardo said, “I don’t think I would have ever taken the step to run if not for LI.”
Hans Zeiger pictured above in 2010, graduated from three of the Leadership Institute's trainings. “LI is an excellent program for learning how to win in politics,” Hans said. “I recommend LI training strongly for campaign managers, policy professionals, and others who are shaping the future of our communities, state, and country.”
In 2014, LI graduate Jennifer Sullivan became the youngest woman ever elected to the Florida legislature. “There are enough people that are in it for the power," Jennifer said of politics. "We need to get people that are principled and conservative that are going to be in it for the people; because that is the only way we are going to get our country back on track.”
LI trained candidates know being right is not enough. They study how to win.