In conjunction with the South Dakota Democratic Party
Pennington County Democratic Party
will offer a four-part practical workshop in
All sessions will be held at the
Labor Temple in Rapid City, 922 St. Patrick Street, Rapid City, SD
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 or 2:00 p.m.
Lunch will be provided for Candidates
($5.00 fee for campaign workers/assistants*)


Workshop Dates and course content will include

Saturday, May 5:  Getting Ready to Run
     (and Understanding the Job You’re Running For!)
Saturday, May 19:  Financing Your Campaign:
     Fundraising, Campaign Planning and Campaign Finance Reporting
Saturday, May 26:  The Guts of a Campaign:

Meeting the Public — Door to Door, Forums and More

 May 26 is part of Memorial Day weekend, so if many of you have plans and can’t make it that day, we’ll reschedule to later in June.
Saturday, August 18:  The Last Push:  Get Out the Vote!
     (This date is tentative, but please do expect the final class to take place sometime in late August or very early September.)
SDDP will take video of the workshop training, so if you have to miss a session, there will be backup.  That said, you’ll benefit much more by attending if you can.  We’ll do in class exercises as well as send you away with homework assignments, so be prepared to roll up your sleeves and work!
Please let Karen Hall know

if you plan to attend the first class:   or   phone 605-348-4626

by Thursday, May 3rd.

*You may also bring additional people who will help with your campaign, but please let us know who they are and how many are coming so we can provide lunches.  If we don’t hear from you, please expect a call from the SDDP West River Organizer, Cole Adams.