Liberal Democrats
Countdown to Polling Day

Countdown to Polling Day

The clock is ticking towards May 2021 – and our new Countdown initiative is here to help - and free to every member who wants to win in May.

An exciting new initiative, this regular programme of bite-sized training will guide you step by step through essential elements of campaigning.

It will help you build your team, run effective campaigns on local issues, identify your supporters and run a winning Get Out The Vote campaign.

You can view our full range of training events here.

  • Countdown - How to run an effective single issue campaign

    When: Tuesday, December 08, 2020 at 08:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Campaigns & Elections Team ·

    How to take an issue raised in a residents survey and turn it into a campaign to mobilise local people.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.

  • Countdown - Why do we send handwritten letters?

    When: Tuesday, January 05, 2021 at 08:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Campaigns & Elections Team ·

    Why handwritten letters are one of our most effective campaigning tools, and how to organise getting them written.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.

  • Countdown - Why we ask people who they’re voting for

    When: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 07:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Campaigns & Elections Team ·

    How and why we ask people who they are planning to vote for, using our tech to make life easier, and how to get beyond ‘undecided’.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.

  • Countdown - Why Postal Votes matter

    When: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 08:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Campaigns & Elections Team ·

    Find out why you should devote extra time to signing your supporters up to get a postal vote, and what the most effective ways to run a sign up campaign are.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.

  • Countdown - Basic election law for candidates and agents

    When: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 08:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Campaigns & Elections Team ·

    If you are a Candidate, Agent, or involved in this year’s elections and want to stay the right side of the law, tune it to this session.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.

  • Countdown - More hands make light work

    When: Tuesday, February 02, 2021 at 08:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Campaigns & Elections Team ·

    How to audit your election time helpers and find more people to help you win.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.

  • Countdown - A Lib Dem candidate for every vacancy

    When: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 08:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Campaigns & Elections Team ·

    Why standing a Lib Dem candidate for every seat up for election is essential for the Party’s future election chances.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.

  • Countdown - Winning in the last five weeks

    When: Tuesday, March 02, 2021 at 08:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Campaigns & Elections Team ·

    After a long campaign it’s all too easy for things to go wrong in the final few weeks. This session will help you avoid some of the most common pitfalls.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.

  • Countdown - Completing your nomination papers

    When: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 08:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Compliance Team ·

    Our Lib Dem HQ Compliance Team guide you through the process of filling in - and then handing in - your candidate nomination papers.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.

  • Countdown - Basic election law for candidates and agents

    When: Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 08:30 PM
    Trainer: LDHQ Compliance Team ·

    If you are a Candidate, Agent, or involved in this year’s elections and want to stay the right side of the law, tune it to this session.

    Part of our Countdown to Polling Day series.