Interested in running for office?
We are not working for just one election; we are building a movement to make government at every level work for the people of Riley County, Kansas, and our nation.
Are you passionate about improving our community and defending democracy? We'll work with you.
If you think you can make a difference and are considering running for office, let's talk!
RUN FOR OFFICE
BEST PRACTICES INSTITUTE (BPI): https://democrats.org/take-action/trainings/activists-organizers-candidates/
The BPI is a shared training department of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Association of State Democratic Committees (ASDC).
NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC TRAINING COMMITTEE : https://traindemocrats.org/
RUN FOR SOMETHING: https://runforsomething.net/
Run For Something aims to "provide a safety net for new and exciting progressive candidates — at all stages of their journey — to help them run efficient, grassroots & voter-contact driven campaigns and not feel alone in the process." (https://runforsomething.net/how-we-help/)
EMERGE AMERICA: https://emergeamerica.org/run-for-office/
Emerge is a national organization that aims to "increase the number of Democratic women in public office through recruitment, training and providing a powerful network." (https://emergeamerica.org/about/about-emerge-america/)
EMILY'S LIST: https://www.emilyslist.org/pages/entry/run-for-office
Emily's list focuses "on putting the right Democratic pro-choice women into office who will balance the face of the government, and make decisions that really improve societies across the country…” (Stephanie Schriock, President of Emily's List)
Ignite aims "to address the lack of women in elected office by building a pipeline of next generation leaders who are poised to flex their political power." (https://ignitenational.org/our-story)
SHE SHOULD RUN: https://www.sheshouldrun.org/
"She Should Run is a nonpartisan nonprofit working to dramatically increase the number of women considering a run for public office." (https://www.sheshouldrun.org/what-we-do/)
LGBTQ VICTORY FUND: https://victoryfund.org/take-action/
"LGBTQ Victory Fund works to achieve and sustain equality by increasing the number of openly LGBTQ elected officials at all levels of government while ensuring they reflect the diversity of those they serve." (https://victoryfund.org/about/mission/)