Reading Time: 5 minutes Have you ever wondered how to work on a political campaign? You’ve come to the right place. NDTC's Staff Academy can help you make your dreams come true.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Political fundraising calls, or “Call time”, is the number one way candidates raise money — and now you can leverage technology to supercharge your efforts.
NDTC is excited to spotlight one of our many #NDTCtrained candidates this month. Representative Chris Chyung recently won his election to represent Dyer, Indiana. He won by a mere 82 votes, making him the youngest legislator in Indiana and the state’s first Asian American representative. He was gracious enough to be the keynote speaker at our Indiana training last month. [...]
Running a campaign is a huge task that can’t be completed alone. An effective campaign requires a lot of help from both volunteers and donors, but a lot of people feel uncomfortable asking for donations. Though it may be uncomfortable for some to ask for money it is necessary for any successful campaign. There is nothing wrong with asking the [...]
Editor's Note: Pavitra is now the New Hampshire Organizing Director for the Kamala Harris presidential campaign. NDTC is SO lucky to have an amazing staff, and we want to share their amazingness with the world! We’ll be highlighting a different staff member every month so you can get to know all of us a little better. Here’s our conversation with Pavitra. [...]
The journey to equality and sufficient representation in American politics for many communities has been - and continues to be - a long and arduous battle. During this year’s Black History Month, we want to feature some of the African Americans who have fought for equal representation in their communities These trailblazers pave the way for this generation’s leaders to [...]
Campaign fundraisers are common occurrences on our favorite political tv shows, but in real life, they’re often much more subdued, drama-free events. They give the candidate a chance to have more one-on-one interactions than a speech or rally and to meet whole networks of potential supporters and donors. If you’re starting your first campaign, it might seem daunting to have [...]
Have you ever had a knock at your door, opened it, and found a person with a clipboard on the other side? Did this person ask you a couple of questions in a hurried manner? Hurling hasty facts about a candidate at you? Snatching short answers from you while scribbling on the clipboard, only to rush to your neighbor’s door [...]
NDTC is proud to have trainers throughout the country that spend their weekends teaching at our incredible Blue Bench Trainings. Each month, we will spotlight one of our trainers to learn more about their backgrounds and their favorite part of being a trainer at NDTC! This month, we are featuring Amanda Clarke, who lends her expertise to teaching our Field [...]
The end goal of an election is to win. And to win, you must get more votes than your opponent. But how many? The importance of this question is obvious, but the route to get to the answer isn’t. Determining Vote Goal Yes, I used the word calculate, it means we're going to do a little bit of math. Please, [...]