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Candidate Training Info

Campaign School is a regional event cosponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County, the Political Science Department of the University of Scranton, and WNEP TV 16 (media sponsor)

The material presented will be applicable to anyone considering a run for public office in Pennsylvania, whether gearing up for a county/local race in 2019 or a PA House/Senate race in 2020.


Men and women are encouraged to attend!

Sessions will cover the practicalities of completing a petition, organizing a campaign, raising money, and using various forms of media. Another session will discuss how to become a delegate to the party convention in the presidential election year. The program will wrap up with a panel to share lessons learned from political life.


DATE: Saturday, January 26, 2019. Snow date Saturday, February 2nd.

TIME: Doors open and continental breakfast 8:00 a.m. Program hard start at 8:20. Program concludes at 1:30 p.m.


LOCATION: The University of Scranton, Brennan Hall 5th Floor. Brennan Hall is located on the east side of the 300 block of Madison Ave. For GPS, 316 Madison Ave, Scranton. On-street parking is available on Madison or Linden. A parking garage can be entered from Madison Ave., from which you exit on the side opposite the side where you entered with your vehicle, to an alley to Brennan Hall.

Cost for the seminar is $40. Includes continental breakfast and notebook of literature.

Or $25 for LWV members and newly joining.

Student admission is $15.