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Campaign Management School

On Monday August 26, 2019

What you will learn

4 days, $250

Registration fee includes meals and lodging (available for the first 46 students).

The Campaign Management School teaches you how to win elections. This premier campaign training provides future candidates, campaign managers, and staff with the tools and information necessary to organize a winning campaign with a strong grassroots organization and an effective media strategy.

Regardless of the level of your political experience, learn the experts' secrets of an effective campaign from announcement to Election Day. Our faculty includes today's most experienced campaign professionals.

You will learn how to:

  • Write a campaign plan
  • Develop a winning campaign strategy
  • Target and identify voters
  • Manage grassroots outreach
  • Raise funds

NOTE: The Campaign Management School is not designed for current candidates, but many of the lectures are helpful. If you are running for office now, you'll also benefit from attending the following LI programs: Public Speaking Workshop, Advanced Public Speaking Workshop, One-on-One Public Speaking Workshop, Introduction to Television Techniques, On-Camera Television Workshop, One-on-One Television Workshop, and High-Dollar Fundraising.

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Details

Starts Monday, August 26

Mon 26:   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue 27:   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed 28:   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu 29:   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location:

Residence Inn Marriott
650 N Quincy Street - Liberty Room
Arlington, VA 22203 Map

Cost

$250.00

Manager

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Annamarie Rienzi

Contact Annamarie with your questions.

What graduates say

Michelle Litjens

Michelle Litjens

Former Wisconsin State Representative

"Another LI grad elected to office. I couldn't have done it without you."

Samuel Saad, III

Samuel Saad, III

Councilman, Naples, Florida

"LI training is INVALUABLE. It is essential for success in politics whether you're an elected official or an activist. Going to LI's Campaign Leadership [now Management] School was the jumping off point from volunteer to professional campaigner. I use those skills to manage my business and my political office."

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."

Your faculty

Viraktep Ath

Viraktep Ath

Viraktep graduated from the University of California Riverside where he majored in English.

Viraktep's passion for conservative activism stems from his family's personal history with Communist Cambodia in the 1970s...

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Morton Blackwell

Morton Blackwell

President of the Leadership Institute

Professionally, Morton Blackwell is the president of the Leadership Institute, a non-partisan educational foundation he founded in 1979.

His institute prepares conservatives for success in politics, government and t...

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Chris Cupit

Chris Cupit

President, Campaign Marketing Strategies

In 2006, Chris Cupit founded Campaign Marketing Strategies (CMS) to give libertyminded, pro-family candidates and organizations the communications tools to be competitive and win the public debate. A veteran congressional ...

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John Hall

John Hall

John is the premier online fundraising and lead generation expert in Republican politics with more than a decade of experience. He has collected over four million individual contributions and raised more than one hundred s...

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Matthew Hurtt

Matthew Hurtt

Director, External Relationships for Americans for Prosperity (GLA)

Matthew Hurtt is the Director of External Relationships for Americans for Prosperity Foundation's Grassroots Leadership Academy. In that capacity, he travels the country building communities that break down barriers which ...

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Gregg Keller

Gregg Keller

Gregg Keller is widely regarded as one of the preeminent public affairs professionals in the United States, and the country's foremost practitioner of center-right coalition-building. Before founding Atlas Strategy Group, ...

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Alexandra Knowles

Alexandra Knowles

Deputy Director of Youth Leadership Schools

Alexandra Knowles is the Deputy Director of Youth Leadership Schools at Leadership Institute. In this role, she travels across the country training conservative activists on how to run a mass-based youth effort for candida...

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George Landrith

George Landrith

President, Frontiers of Freedom

George C. Landrith III is the President and Chairman of Frontiers of Freedom having been hand selected to lead the organization by its founder U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop, in 1999. Previously, Mr. Landrith served as the Vi...

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Michael Marinaccio

Michael Marinaccio

Michael Marinaccio is the founder and CEO of Magnitude Consulting. Michael has been a designer, developer, and strategist for over 15 years. He has built relationships across the political communications space to bring peo...

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Rory McShane

Rory McShane

Principle, McShane, LLC

Rory McShane is a political and media consultant originally from Maryland. Rory began his career working for political candidates and organizations. Rory has managed or advised political campaigns, corporations, initiative...

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Bruce Nilson

Bruce Nilson

Bruce G. Nilson was born and raised in Harrisburg, PA where a mock state government program first opened his eyes to politics. A graduate of Bentley University with a B.A. in Public Policy, Bruce worked for Governor Mitt R...

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Ted Peterson

Ted Peterson

Ted Peterson is a Vice President at National Media, Research, Planning & Placement and a partner at Person 2 Person Messaging. During the 2018 cycle, he served as Digital Director for the National Republican Congressio...

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Lindsay Pitts

Lindsay Pitts

As Vice President of Research and Analysis, Lindsay oversees Delve's team of skilled analysts and delivers clients top quality, in-depth competitive intelligence that provides them a crucial information advantage over othe...

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Katie Spannbauer

Katie Spannbauer

Quickly becoming known as one of the leading experts on digital ad strategy in Republican politics, Katie Spannbauer has managed more than $45.5 million in digital ad campaigns from 2014-2018. Within the last year, she bui...

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Emily Stack

Emily Stack

Emily Stack is the grassroots coordinator for FreedomWorks. She works with the organization's national director of grassroots to coordinate FreedomWorks events nationwide. Emily works with hundreds of grassroots activists ...

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Spencer Sullivan

Spencer Sullivan

Vice President of Partnerships, RumbleUp & uCampaign

Spencer Sullivan is the Vice President of Partnerships at RumbleUp & uCampaign. Spencer began his career on the hill working for a member of Congress. He transitioned to the campaign world and has managed victorious to...

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Steve Sutton

Steve Sutton

Vice President for Development, The Leadership Institute

Steven joined the Leadership Institute nine years ago as Vice President of Programs. As Vice President of Programs, he directed all LI's training programs, from political grassroots to student groups on college campuses. H...

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Chris Turner

Chris Turner

Chris Turner is an award-winning entrepreneur, who currently serves as CEO of Stampede Consulting (StampedeConsulting.com), a firm that delivers the world's most advanced door-to...

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Peter Vicenzi

Peter Vicenzi

Peter is currently the Press Secretary at FreedomWorks.

Prior to his current position, Peter served as the Policy Communications Associate at the CO2 Coalition through the Koch Associate Program. Before that, he wa...

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John Vinson

President, American Immigration Control Foundation

John is a Vice President of Ragnar Research and a 5th generation Floridian. However, given his portfolio, he should seriously consider taking up cross country skiing. His clients have already taken him from the Olympic Pen...

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