RUN/51 Rundown Georgia

RUN/51 Rundown Georgia is a weekly recurring event starting on February 15th going until April 5th, with Vote Run Lead's Georgia State Director, Hannah Perkins and Head of Georgia State Strategy, Erica Pines along with special guests to get first time candidates in Georgia the answers to all their fundamental campaign needs!

Check out all the upcoming events Sign up for one or sign up for them all!


Tuesday, Feb. 15 @ 7:00 PM -7 :50 PM ET

How do I hire (and keep) good campaign staff?

One out four first-time candidates identified hiring and retaining staff as a major challenge for their campaign. Is that you? We can help! We will give you the rundown on how to hire and even how to fire, while also learning how to maintain strong staff support – all while keeping the campaign going strong. We will also provide tips on where to find good staffers in Georgia.


Tuesday, Feb.22 @ 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM ET

How do I create effective campaign literature?

While we know we need campaign literature for when we canvass voters and attend community events, it can be confusing on what and how much to include on your campaign materials. This workshop will cover the best practices for campaign literature, from copy to union bugs to best practices (like where to vote and how to contact you).


Tuesday, Mar. 1 @ 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM ET

How do I research my district?

You’ve heard the tip to “research your district,” but what does that actually entail? This session will give you the rundown on how to break down demographics, look at voting trends, and provide Georgia-specific resources to find the information you need. Save yourself a lot of “googling” by signing up for this session!


Tuesday, Mar. 8 @ 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM ET

How do I navigate fundraising platforms?

While everyone knows fundraising is important, it’s hard to navigate the multiple platforms you can use to raise money. We delve into the best platforms and the rules about what is and isn’t allowed so you can raise money, keep your costs low, and report on it legally.


Tuesday, Mar. 15 @ 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM ET

How do I increase my visibility?

Yard signs, t-shirts, and billboards are all exciting gear used to run for office, but how do they help you win? This session will focus on how and when to use name recognition intentionally during the campaign to increase your success.


Tuesday, Mar. 22 @ 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM ET

How do I create a thriving volunteer program?

This workshop will give you the rundown on retaining volunteers and excitement through the duration of the campaign. Candidates running for state legislative seats cannot rely on placement at the top of the ticket to pull them to victory. This workshop will focus on creating excitement around state legislative seats and retaining volunteers via alternative means.


Tuesday, Mar. 29 @ 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM ET

How do I follow Georgia compliance and finance laws?

This session is a brief but important rundown of campaign finance laws that impact candidates running for the State House or State Senate in Georgia. Campaign finance laws are consistently an area of confusion for candidates, so mark your calendars because a little time spent learning the rules now will save you hours on the campaign trail!


Tuesday, Apr. 5 @ 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM ET

How do I have a successful fundraising event?

Fundraising is consistently the top challenge candidates face, and while many high-level trainings discuss structuring and scripting call time, candidates are also encouraged to host fundraisers. What goes into hosting a great (read: people show up and you hit your goal) event, though? This session, which includes details from minor to significant that will unlock more campaign dollars, gives you the rundown on what is needed for a successful fundraising event – from “zooms” to in-person events and how to gather an effective host committee, the structure of the event, and more.


February 15, 2022 at 7:00pm - April 05, 2022