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Future Candidate School

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What you will learn

3 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 Tuesday, June 4

Tue 4:   8:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT
Wed 5:   8:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT
Thu 6:   8:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT

Location:

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

Cost

$250.00

Manager

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Patricia Rausch

Contact Patricia 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.”

Your faculty

Stephen Clouse

Stephen Clouse

Founder and President of Stephen Clouse & Associates, Inc.

Stephen D. Clouse is Founder and President of Stephen Clouse & Associates, Inc., a strategic communications and major gifts fundraising firm established in 1991 which has pioneered the use of a highly personalized, mul...

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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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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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Ronald Nehring

Ronald Nehring

Director of International Training, Leadership Institute

Ron Nehring, Director of International Training at The Leadership Institute, is a Republican strategist and communications expert who served as National Spokesman in the 2016 Presidential campaign of Senator Ted Cruz.

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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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