ABA Candidate School

​September 13-15, 2017 • Loews Madison Hotel • Washington, DC

​​Run for State or Federal Office

Application Process Open March 14 - July 1

Deadline Extended - Apply Today!

It is critical that elected officials who vote o​n banking policy understand and appreciate the impact of their decisions on their constituents—and no one is better suited than those in the banking profession. In the last Congress, only 18 of the 535 members had real-world banking experience.

ABA is now offering a 2-day program designed to help bankers and bank directors run for state and federal office.

Participants will learn how to:

  • File necessary paperwork
  • Manage paid and earned media
  • Fundraise
  • Conduct research and target
  • Get out the vote

Frequently Asked Questions​​

For more information, contact Eli Woerpel​.


Program Enrollment $250
Hotel ​$295/night