About this course: Communicating your message effectively is essential if you are going to convince people that you deserve their vote. In this course, you will plan how to use the communication tools available to you to get your message to the right people at the right time.
When you should take this course: You should take this course after taking Crafting Your Message and Digital 101. This is the last course in the Messaging & Communications course track. Because you want to communicate effectively from day one and start building relationships with the media, we encourage you to finish this track prior to launching your campaign, or as early in your campaign as possible.
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Decide to Run
So you think you want to run? This course will help you decide if running for office is right for you (and your family), determine what office to run for, and chart a path forward!
Get on the ballot, expand your network, and learn how to effectively ask for help. These courses will help you create a solid foundation for a strong campaign.
Fundraising & Finance
You’ll need money to win. Learn how to raise money, manage your budget, and make sure you follow all of the laws while you do it.
Don’t stop the presses! Get your campaign covered, instead. Earn media coverage and use social media and email to reach supporters and persuade new voters.
It all comes down to getting the votes you need on Election Day, and talking to voters one-on-one is the most effective way to earn their votes.
Ok, your campaign is serious now–time to solidify your support with unions, get your schedule organized, and learn how to make the most of events. It’s go time!