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2022 IDP/IDLCC Candidate Summit

May 20, 2022 - May 22, 2022


Join the Idaho Democratic Party and the Idaho Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee for a three-day candidate summit. This event is open to all Democratic candidates running at the county, legislative, and statewide level as well as their campaign managers. The 2022 Candidate Summit will be held at the Grove Hotel in downtown Boise and will provide candidates to network with leadership, staff, vendors, and fellow candidates that are running across the state.

Registration Information
Please register for the event by May 1st, 2022. Event registration is $50+fees and includes a ticket to the banquet on Friday night and additional meals. A room block is available through the Grove Hotel here.

Please reach out to Morgan at morgan@idahodems.org if you need financial assistance or supporter housing options. We want to ensure that everyone who is interested in coming is able to attend.

Day 1: Friday, May 20

11:00 AM–12:00 PM: Registration

12:00 PM–1:00 PM: Welcome lunch

2:00PM–4:00PM: Campaign 101

  • IDP/IDLCC/NextGen Overview: Who we are?
  • Compliance: What you need to know
  • VAN overview
  • Coordinated Campaign

4:00 PM–5:30 PM: Vendor Presentations

5:30 PM–6:30 PM: Cocktail Hour

6:30 PM–8:30 PM: Banquet

Day 2: Saturday, May 21

8:00 AM–8:30 AM: Check-in and mingle (light breakfast)

8:30 AM–9:30 AM: Communications + Messaging

9:30 AM –10:30 AM: Hiring and Managing Staff + Volunteer Management

10:30 AM–11:15 AM: Direct Mail + Targeting

11:15 AM– 12:15 PM: Get Out The Vote – Leg Track (Invite only)

8:30AM-12:15PM: IDLCC + Steve Berch “Flipping Red Seats” Training

12:15 PM–1:30 PM: Lunch on your own

1:30 PM–2:30 PM: Breakouts

  • Winning Latino Voters
  • Young Voters
  • Rural Organizing

2:30 PM–3:30PM: Breakouts

  • VAN for campaigns
  • Texting Tools

3:30 PM–4:30 PM: Breakouts

  • Canva Design
  • Campaign Websites

4:30 PM–5:30 PM: Fundraising

Day 3: Sunday, May 22

8:00 AM–9:00 AM: Breakfast

9:00 AM–12:00 PM: Leadership Strategies Roundtable Discussion



May 20, 2022
May 22, 2022


Idaho Democratic Party
Idaho Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee


The Grove Hotel
245 S Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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(208) 333-8000
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