Candidate 101

You may be years away from your first election, or considering a run soon. You have questions about running for office and Annie’s List has answers. Annie’s List experienced team has helped nearly 500 women considering a run for public office. The questions around campaigns are numerous, and you’ll start honing in on the answers at our two-hour Campaign 101 workshop.

How will this fit in my life?
How do I get started?
What does a campaign look like?
What can I do now to prepare to run for office sometime in the future?

Get the lowdown from Annie’s List experienced political strategists and our elected champions on what it takes to prepare for a successful race. Connect with other like-minded courageous women. Understand what it takes to become a strong candidate. We will hold eight Candidate 101 workshops around Texas in 2018. Our next trainings will be:

The program includes:

  • Basic information about running for state or local offices
  • Insight into the time, resources and external support needed to run a successful campaign
  • Practical advice to start preparing yourself to run for office
  • Time to ask questions from experienced campaigners and connect with others considering running for office

You’ll leave this course with:

  • A checklist for preparing to run for office
  • Deep resources for political opportunities in your area
  • A greater knowledge of elected offices at every level of government and which ones may be the right fit for you
  • Powerful connections with passionate women like you
  • A sharper lens for making the decision to run
  • Insights from women who have run and won

Cost: $15

Sign up today!

If you have any questions please contact Programs Director Kimberly Caldwell.