Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the Florida Institute for Political Leadership has moved to online programming

Our online school is broken up into a three day 2.5-hour session per day program. Over the course of the school, each day will focus on the important milestones of the campaign – how to prepare to run for office; how to build the winning campaign organization; and voter communications.


The following will be covered during the sessions over the three-day course.

  • How to prepare to run
  • Resume checklist
  • How to run a campaign
  • Learning local and state issues
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Fundraising
  • Voter targeting
  • Online campaigning
  • Voter contact
  • Volunteers
  • Organizing door-to-door
  • Vote By Mail campaigns
  • Early voting strategies
  • Get-Out-The-Vote (GOTV)
  • Creating a campaign timeline
  • PACs and Electioneering
  • Election laws & compliance