2017 IDCCA Down Ballot Campaign BootcampHosted by the National Democratic Training Committee

You’re invited to join local and state Democratic leaders and candidates for a private two-day training program to learn how to build a modern, winning campaign plan for your election.

Please note: Space is limited. Candidates will be notified upon acceptance of registration.


This training is free for all Democratic candidates in Illinois and is focused on candidates running for County level and below. Participants will be trained to build a campaign plan including field, fundraising, communications and message.


When: Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21

Where: Springfield, IL.


Free campaign training to Democrats running for office.



How many votes do you need to win? Where will they come from and how will you find them? We teach candidates how to build modern field plans focused on winning.



Raising money is a fact of life when running for office. We teach candidates how to build a budget, then craft and execute a finance plan to meet their goals.



What sets you apart from your opponent? We teach candidates how to create a compelling winning message targeted to the voters needed to win



Every campaign needs a plan to win. We help candidates learn how to stay focused on the goals that matters: Winning.

National Democratic Training Committee

Our Vision: Train Every Democrat and Progressive Running for Office