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GOPAC University

Welcome to GOPAC University, your resource for candidate trainings and winning ideas.

GOPAC’s audio training program dates as far back as 1986 and has been included in the Library of Congress. Our trainings had significant influence on the current generation of Republican leaders, and the lessons you’ll find on this site continue that long tradition.


Video Lessons
Conservative Ideas in Action: June 2012 – Jonathan Williams
Conservative Ideas in Action: June 2012 – Speaker Thom Tillis
Conservative Ideas in Action: June 2012 – Governor Rick Snyder
Conservative Ideas In Action: November 2011 – Mary Jo White
Conservative Ideas In Action: November 2011 – Peter Glaser
Conservative Ideas In Action: November 2011 – Kyle Isakower
Winners: Communicating Your Message Effectively
Conservative Ideas In Action: April 2011 – Steve Everly
Conservative Ideas In Action: April 2011 – Bob McDonnell
Conservative Ideas In Action: March 2011- Robert Enlow
Conservative Ideas In Action: March 2011- Mitch Daniels
Winners: The GOPAC Fundraising Guide
SUMMIT: Fundraising for Candidates
SUMMIT: Winning in a Difficult Environment
Leading a Majority
Flying Upside Down: Running A Challenger Race


Audio Lessons
GOPAC Classics: Aggressive August
Flying Upside Down: Preparing for Takeoff Part 2
Flying Upside Down: Preparing for Takeoff Part 1
Flying Upside Down: Staying the Course
Flying Upside Down: Charting the Course
Flying Upside Down: Wheels Down
Flying Upside Down: Endgame


Training Documents
Starting Your Online Campaign
Working with the News Media: A Guide to Writing an Effective Press Release
Media/Meeting Preparation Guide
Six Goals to Create Jobs and Opportunity
How to Ask for Money- Even if you HATE to
There’s No Place Like Home To Raise Money
The Basics of Get Out the Vote
Fundraising Lessons from Tom Sawyer
Communicating Your Message- Do’s and Don’ts
Campaign Start Up Checklist
10 Questions Every Candidate Should Be Prepared To Answer
11 Words for 2011

About GOPAC

GOPAC is dedicated to educating and electing a new generation of Republican leaders. A new generation of Republican leaders is out there. And it's GOPAC's mission to promote them as they champion the conservative ideas and policies that will create jobs and address the challenges our communities face. Since 1978, GOPAC has been searching the ranks of state and local governments for promising Republican leaders, and giving them the education and financial support they need to lead America. Learn More.

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