Materials within this section are designed to help candidates, campaign managers, and trainers follow our six-step guide to winning on election day. A series of presentations on research, managing resources, targeting voters, designing a message, contacting voters, and how to get out the vote (GOTV) provide simple and practical trainings on each aspect of campaign planning.
Within this section, visitors can learn about the basic concepts and institutions of democratic societies at the national and local level. It includes modules which demonstrate how citizens and governmental institutions can connect more effectively and operate with transparency, plurality, and representativeness.
Citizen groups and activists can learn about advocacy strategies, organizational management, and core skills, like leadership and critical thinking, within this topic. Videos include basics such as an introduction to advocacy, and presentations on more advanced skills, like using data to support an advocacy campaign.
Users can find practical tools and guides to assist with conducting a domestic election observation mission and manuals on international standards for democratic elections under this category. Inside are presentations on important observer mission skills such as internal communication, reporting, budgeting and the development of forms.
Inside is training material for parties in parliament, methods for internal party strengthening, and resources for engaging youth and women party members. By promoting transparent means of selecting candidates, electing leaders, and formulating policy, this section details how parties can become responsive and attractive to citizens.