How to Run for Office: The Definitive Guide (2022)

By Mike Sellers •  Updated: 01/03/19 •  2 min read

I’ve put together a resource page with links for everything you need to know about how to run for office.

I know from my own experience, it can be difficult to figure out exactly where to start in the process of running for office.

In this guide we’ll cover everything you need to know about:

So if you’ve ever wanted to run for school board, city council, or even congress, there’s a resource in here for you.

Let’s dive in.


Chapter 1: Find a Seat That Can Be Won


Chapter 2: The Fundamentals of Running for Office


Chapter 3: Build Your Strategy to Win.


Chapter 4: Developing your Campaign Message


Chapter 5: Build Your Team.


Chapter 6: Build Your Campaign Plan.


Chapter 7: Chapter 3: Build Your Fundraising Plan.


Chapter 8: Build Your Campaign Budget.


Chapter 9: Build your Communications Plan.


Chapter 10: Chapter 3: Build your Field Plan.


Chapter 11: Launch your Campaign


Chapter 12: Get Out the Vote (GOTV)


Chapter 13: What to do after you win



Mike Sellers