Run for Office Resources

Here is information about, and links to some key organizations outside of your local democratic party group to help you run for office.

  • Run for Something:  Recruit and support talented, passionate people under 35 to run for office and who will advocate for progressive values now and for the next 30 years.
  • Wellstone: Train progressive leaders to spark change and grow power, add to build strategic capacity for front-line organizations.
  • Emily’s List: Support pro-choice Democratic women in  their efforts to run for office.
  • Latino Victory Project: Support electing leaders who reflect the Latino community’s values. They also empower Latino voters through increased political participation and develop a pipeline of Latino donors in order to invest in Latino Victory and its candidates.
  • She Should Run: Encourage women to run and then connects them with resources, people and organizations who can help start their path towards public service.
  • Emerge America:  They offer an in-depth, seven-month, 70-hour, training program providing aspiring female leaders with cutting-edge tools and training to run for elected office and elevate themselves in the political system.
  • Higher Heights for America: Are building a national infrastructure to harness Black women’s political power and leadership potential.  Their long-term strategy is to analyze, expand and support a Black women’s leadership pipeline at all levels and strengthen their civic participation.
  • Crowdpac: Allows you to fund raise for, and promote a campaign, including collecting pledges to contribute if and when you officially decide to take the plunge and run for office.
  • Vote Run Lead: Will help women learn to run for office with training and resources and you can start with a quick webinar.