Candidate Development Workshop & Ballot Access Training

Join us in North Texas and prepare to grow the Green Party in 2018!

On Saturday, September 30th, prospective candidates will receive orientation and support on how to run as a Green in 2018. On Sunday, ballot access volunteers will receive training on how to operate the convention and petition process.

Saturday

 

10-11am – Registration & Welcome

(Photo & Green Screen info collected & short introductions)

11-noon – Party Orientation & Green Vision messaging

(presenter: Laura Palmer)

Noon – 1pm – small group breakouts & Lunch

(prospective candidates charged with working on elevator pitch / stump speech with small groups)

1-2pm – Campaign 101

(basics of running a campaign; must haves & must dos)

(presenter: katija gruene)

2-3pm – Interfacing with GP resources / building the party

(presenter: Wesson Gaige)

3-4pm – Ballot Access avenues & requirements

(party vs. independent ballot access overview)

(presenter: Travis Christal)

4-5pm – Prospective Candidate Forum

(would-be candidates deliver stump speech/elevator pitch to gathering)

5-6pm – Wrap Up & Networking Mixer

 

Sunday

 

Noon – 1pm – Ballot Access Overview for a “convention nominating” party

 

1 – 2 pm – Operating the precinct, county, district & state conventions

 

2 – 3 pm – Supplementing voter signatures with a petition drive

 

3 – 4 pm – Petition signature collection & verification training

 

4 – 5 pm – Organizing teams for petition signature collection (candidates & local parties)

 

Volunteers Requested: Help is needed in various roles:

  • Registration/intake
  • Photographer
  • Livestream/video
  • Candidate profiles
  • Meeting logistics

Please sign up for a shift using the RSVP form on this page.

WHEN
September 30, 2017 at 10am - October 01, 2017
WHERE
Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201
United States
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    I have reached out several times to the e-mail address noted in the “Contact Us” section of the Green Party website about whether the Green Party has fielded candidates in recent years for the Texas State Representative seats for the Austin districts. I wish someone would be professional enough to respond to the inquiry.
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