Thinking About Running?!

How to get off the ground, take your first steps, and set yourself up for success

Start Here:

  • RUNNING FOR OFFICE: BEGINNER’S GUIDE – How to pick an office and how to file to get on the ballot
  • STATE GUIDES – Specific guidance for running in your state
  • READY, SET, RUN 30-DAY CHALLENGE – The National Democratic Training Committee (NDTC) has 30 day program to help you prepare to run for office, whether you are running this year or planning years in the future.  Sign up and you’ll receive one simple task each day to prepare you to run for office. At the end of the month, you’ll receive a personalized syllabus for what NDTC courses you should take and when.


More Guides for Deciding to Run:


Prepare to Run


Build Your Network:

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