What You’ll Learn
- Explain the role of public speaking on political campaigns
- Learn how to prepare for a speaking opportunity
- Introduce important non-verbal and physical elements of effective public speaking
- Highlight strategies and skills to manage public speaking anxiety
Why This is Important
As a candidate, public speaking is one of the most effective ways to communicate your message to voters. Your ability to speak clearly and with confidence can inspire voters and donors to action, and help boost your campaign’s recognition in your community.
How to Craft Your Core Political Campaign Message – Develop a clear and concise core message for your campaign.
Using Personal Stories to Connect – Use the stories of your life experiences to reflect your values and priorities, establish authentic connections with your community, and inspire others to action.
How to Write a Stump Speech – Write a stump speech with a clear understanding of who you are and the positive impact your positions will have on the community you hope to represent.