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Political Boot Camp for Candidates and Activists

On Friday May 19, 2017

What you will learn

Political Boot Camp for Candidates and Activists

1.5 Days - Friday evening and Saturday day, $40 (includes dinner, breakfast, & lunch)


1 Day - Saturday only, $30 (breakfast & lunch included) - use coupon code, "Saturday"

Friday 5:00-9:00 PM
5:00-5:30 PM Dinner & Registration
5:30-9:00 PM Class

Saturday 9:30-6:00 PM
9:30-10:15 AM Continential Breakfast & Registration
10:15 - 6:00 PM Class

A full agenda for both days can be downloaded here.

The Political Boot Camp for Candidates and Activists teaches you how to run for office, and manage, or contribute to a winning campaign. Every year, thousands run for elected office, but only a few win. Get the skills necessary to be a leader for the campaign of your choice.

After completing the program, you will have the knowledge to create campaign, finance, and communications plans. You understand voter outreach, and get-out-the-vote strategies.

Ideal attendees are campaign staff, candidates, activists, or groups interested in working on or running winning campaigns!

You will learn to:

  • Recruit and manage volunteers
  • Build a grassroots infrastructure
  • Organize precincts
  • Get your voters to the polls
  • Develop your campaign's message

This program is a combined Future Candidate and Campaign Management Workshop. Anyone interested in running for office or helping a candidate win should attend.


Starts Friday, May 19

Fri. 19 5:00 - 9:00 PM

The Atlantic Palace- Welcome Center 1507 Boardwalk Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Map



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Your faculty

Dena Espenscheid

Dena Espenscheid

Director of Grassroots Coalitions, Leadership Institute

Skydiving and politics are similar. You have to have a plan, proper resources, good instructions, and clear communications. When everything goes right, it is smooth sailing throughout the process. When something goes wrong...

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Bill Faulk

Bill Faulk

Bill Faulk is a political strategist and consultant from Long Island, New York. He has served as an advisor to several elected officials, and has worked on campaigns at all levels of government from village justice, to pre...

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Nina McLaughlin

Nina McLaughlin

As Communications Director for the Maine GOP, Nina McLaughlin is at the forefront of combating #FakeNews on a daily basis.

A graduate of Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Nina has pursued a career...

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