Running for Office

  • If You Want to Run for Office (and You Should), Start With These Resources
  • Run for Something will recruit and support talented, passionate youngsters who will advocate for progressive values now and for the next 30 years, with the ultimate goal of building a progressive bench.
  • Activate Virginia was constituted to address an undemocratic status quo. We believe we’re operating in politically exceptional times, and we’re committed to realizing our potentials as citizens.
  • Candidate Boot Camp is a team of experienced campaign professionals with a goal to democratize democracy by lowering the barriers to running for political office. We offer online candidate training and free resources to people who want to serve their fellow citizens but don’t have the budget to hire professional campaign consultants and staff.
  • Wellstone  was founded to carry forward the work of Paul and Sheila Wellstone, we arm progressives with the strategies and skills to win. We develop political leaders. We strengthen movement organizations. We ignite change.
  • Emerge America is the premier training program for Democratic women.
    We inspire women to run, we hone their skills to win. Our goal is clear: to increase the number of Democratic women in public office.