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Candidate and Campaign School, Bay County

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What you will learn

The Leadership Institute's Candidate & Campaign School is an intensive multi-session program that gives candidates, and their volunteers the skills to win in today's competitive political arena. Each full-day workshop will focus on a specific theme: strategy, communications, and fundraising.

Ideal attendees are candidates and prospective candidates, campaign staff, volunteers, activists, and anyone interested in impacting public policy through conservative campaigns.

Attendees will learn how to:
• Develop a campaign strategy
• Research your district, constituents, and opponent
• Build a campaign organization
• Develop campaign messaging
• Plan and Conduct voter outreach

Winning campaigns are determined by quality candidates and campaigns making the best use of political strategy and tactics. The Leadership Institute (LI) is the premier organization for training elected officials, political candidates, campaign staffers, and public policy leaders.

LI's legendary training programs teach everything from overall strategy to practical nuts and bolts of successful campaigns. We have trained more than 250,000 people—20,000 in just the last two years! No other organization in the country has LI's history, experience, or record of accomplishment.

This Candidate & Campaign School will utilize expert in-house staff with real-world campaign experience and veteran faculty who are actively engaged in the public policy process at local, state, and national levels.


Starts Friday, April 1

Fri 1:   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sat 2:   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


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Robert Arnakis

Robert Arnakis

Senior Director of Domestic and International Programs for the Leadership Institute

Robert Arnakis is the Senior Director of Domestic and International Programs for The Leadership Institute.

Mr. Arnakis oversees divisions which provide political education and consultation to senior government officials, public policy leaders and influencers. His background includes serving as senior staff to multiple Presidential and Congressional campaigns. Additionally, Mr. Arnakis has consulting experience with multiple grassroots driven organizations.

Mr. Arnakis has provided assistance to NGO's, international political leadership and senior government leaders from nearly three dozen countries. Highlights include: Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, East Timor, Great Britain, Honduras, India, Iraq, Italy, Mongolia, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Peru, and Serbia. Most recently Robert worked with the Prime Minister of Jamaica.

Raised in Lake Tahoe, CA, Robert attended Biola University where he majored in sociology and political science. Robert is married and resides in Springfield, Virginia.