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Future Candidate School

113 days until event begins

What you will learn

4 days, $250

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

LI's unique Future Candidate School teaches potential candidates the steps to take now to ensure a winning campaign in the future. The training focuses on your personal and political preparation for a future 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

NOTE: The Future Candidate School is not designed for current candidates. If you are running for office now, you'll 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.

Details

Starts Wednesday, May 11

Wed 11:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT
Thu 12:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT
Fri 13:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT

Location

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

Cost

$150.00 $50.00 discount for early registration until 5/4/22 Your Cost: $100.00

Manager

Kirsten Holmberg's Photo

Kirsten Holmberg

Contact Kirsten with your questions.

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.”