How to Build Legislative Campaigns

We believe in the value of organizing and people power, and working at the local level to win campaigns

What you need to know to build your plan

Understanding the State
Legislative Process

Assessing Your State’s
Political Landscape

Developing a
Legislative Campaign

The elements you need to implement your plan

Building Partnerships
and Coalitions

Communicating about
Your Bill

Raising Money
for Your Campaign

Recruiting and
Engaging Volunteers

Democracy Leaders Training Series

This legislative toolkit was created as part of the Democracy Reformers Campaign Staffers Training series, which is designed to equip campaign leaders with the knowledge and skills they need to win campaigns in state legislatures.