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Are You Ready To Run?

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What you will learn

"I'm a small-town kid who grew up with a cornfield in the back yard and dreaming of serving my country in public office." Vice President Mike Pence

Are you considering a run for elective office?

Why do you think you can win?

Where and how do you begin the process to run for elective office?

In this one-hour presentation, we will provide you with the knowledge and context to answer these questions and focus on the personal and political preparation needed to run for elected office.

The "Are You Ready to Run" seminar will help prospective candidates approach the decision to run and navigate the crucial first steps before they announce their candidacy.

Attendees will learn How to:
  • Approach the decision to run.
  • Analyze the district and yourself to determine if you are a good fit.
  • Determine if you can raise the necessary funds.
  • Build a campaign team.
  • Communicate with voters


Starts Tuesday, January 26

Tue 26:   8:30 PM  - 9:30 PM EST


This training is online.




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Scot Crockett

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Scot Crockett

Scot Crockett

Director of Grassroots Engagement

Scot Crockett is Director of Grassroots Engagement at the Leadership Institute, where he helps conservatives become more effective campaigners.

Scot has spent much of his life volunteering for and working on political and issue-based campaigns. His experience spans everything from state legislative to Presidential campaigns. Scot's campaign positions include Campaign Manager for both gubernatorial and congressional campaigns, Research Director and Volunteer Coordinator among other positions.

Beyond the campaign world, Scot worked in the office of Governor Arne Carlson, the Minnesota Senate Republican Caucus, and as Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor. He was also a Managing Director at DCI Group, Vice President of Campaign Services at DDC Advocacy, and the Principal at his eponymous public affairs firm.

Raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Scot attended Ripon College (home of the Republican Party!) He lives in Bristow, Virginia with his wife, Sally, four daughters, and two poorly behaved dogs. When not working, he coaches soccer, fly fishes and works in his woodshop.