How To Run During A Pandemic

If you are thinking about running for office, check out some of the resources that will help you adapt to the changing climate and build a winning campaign. 

Armchair Series: Fundraising In an Uncertain Environment

Run for Something

Throughout the pandemic, candidates have had to figure out new methods to fundraise virtually. Watch this video to learn how to encourage people to give, without having to meet in-person. 

Voting & Covid-19

State-by-state list of election status during COVID-19.

COVID-19: What You Need To Know

National Governor’s Association

Tracking steps each state has taken to address COVID-19.

Race Class Narrative 

Anat Shenker Osorio Communications

This resource offers messaging guidance for how to talk with your supporters about COVID-19.

Campaigning for Coronavirus

Tech for Campaigns

Guide to help campaigns continue their work, talk to voters, and share their visions for the future – from afar.

Coronavirus Response: Resources for State Legislators

State Innovation Exchange

Detailed policy resources for state elected officials on COVID-19.

COVID-19 Response

Local Progress

Detailed policy resources for local elected officials on COVID-19.

COVID-19: The CIDRAP Viewpoint


Offers messaging advice for candidates and elected leaders.

Campaign Tools

Democratic Municipal Officials

Resource hub for those running for an elected city/municipal seat