If you are looking for the best WordPress templates for election campaigns and political parties, you’ve come to the right place. In this article we present a selection of the best options you can find on the market, with which you can create a professional, attractive and effective website to promote your candidacy, your party or your cause.
The WordPress templates that we show you below have in common some essential features for a political website, such as:
- A clear and professional design that conveys the image and values of the candidate or party. The design must be consistent with the visual identity of the campaign and adapt to different devices and browsers.
- Relevant and updated content that provides information about the candidate’s or party’s program, proposals, achievements and challenges. The content must be truthful, accurate and easy to understand, avoiding technical or confusing language.
- A page where information about all the events and meetings where the candidate will attend can be posted, with a calendar where everything can be seen quickly and clearly.
- A dynamic and bidirectional interaction that allows the user to participate, give his opinion, ask questions or make suggestions about the campaign. The website must have tools such as forms, surveys, chats, social networks or newsletters that facilitate communication and feedback between the candidate or party and citizens. It should also offer options for the user to collaborate, donate or spread the campaign among their contacts.
- Sufficient flexibility so that, once the electoral period is over, the template can continue to function as the main website of the political party.
These are some of the characteristics that a website for a political campaign must have, but not the only ones. The important thing is that the website is a true reflection of the candidate or the party and that it manages to connect with the target audience in an effective way.
Once we have clear what our objectives should be when choosing our WordPress template, let’s see some of the best that we can currently find.
- Modern and professional design that adapts to any device.
- Allows you to create custom pages with the Elementor page builder.
- Includes several premium plugins such as Slider Revolution, WPBakery Page Builder and Contact Form 7.
- It offers unlimited customization options with the theme options panel.
- It has an integrated donation system with PayPal and Stripe.
- It has a blog, gallery, events calendar and testimonials section.
- Supports multiple languages with WPML plugin.
with clear typography and optimal use of white space.
- This theme offers several customization options, such as colors, fonts, logo, menus, widgets, header image and background.
- It has more than 15 different designs for the homepage, as well as a multitude of templates for blog and portfolios.
- It is compatible with the most popular WordPress plugins, such as WooCommerce, Elementor, Jetpack, Contact Form 7 and Yoast SEO.
- It is optimized for performance and speed, and complies with accessibility and SEO standards.
- It offers full documentation and dedicated support to help you solve any issues or questions you may have.
- Baklon stands out for the use of color as a homogenizing element of the design, both in the different elements and to tint the images.
- The images have a great weight in this theme, since they are the backbone of most of the sections. So we recommend it if what we are looking for is a very visual web.
- It comes with 6 different demos, both for politicians and organizations of various types. In addition, we can mix sections of each of these demos to build our custom website.
- Diplomat makes use of the key elements of lat design to build its image, focusing on what is most important: the content of your website and your election campaign.
- Thanks to the plugins already included in the theme itself, we can create the events of our campaign from the WordPress administration panel directly and easily.
- In addition, with the News Subscription plugin we can create banners and buttons in different parts of our website so that new members can subscribe and be the first to receive our news.
- To make everything more accessible, it includes a complete documentation and video instructions on how to use and configure the theme to the smallest detail.
- And if we don’t want to waste a minute, we can also make use of the one-click installation, with which we only have to worry about uploading our content.
- With Politic we have the possibility to create a website with different possibilities: from one focused specifically on a candidate, a whole political party, or a specific election campaign.
- It comes with several pre-designed pages to host different themes, such as a donation form, candidate biography, volunteer form, image gallery…
- It stands out for having a couple of exclusive plugins created by the authors of the theme, and that are focused for use in political party websites.
- To any of its 6 variants of homepage we will be able to change their main color to match the color of our party.
- Social Activity is created as a solution for social movement websites, political parties, fundraising, crowdfunding campaigns and other activism websites that require the functionality of special events and the option to pay for donations.
- We can have a much more differentiated look thanks to the animations that we can add, making our content more attention-grabbing.
- For font lovers, you can add any of the hundreds of options available in Google Fonts.
- It comes with two popular slider plugins included, Layer and Revolution Slider, both of which have proven functionality on hundreds of websites. No need to buy them, it’s all included!
- Retina displays place special demands on websites, and this theme has been developed to offer optimal performance on these types of screens, providing superior display quality for your site elements.
- Vox Populi comes with 3 predefined demos, each one designed for a specific function (party, candidate and social movement), with a distinctive design both on its homepage and internal pages.
- Possibility to publish content for a limited time, perfect for promotions and event announcements.
- One of the most striking aspects is the transition between pages, which makes navigation through the web very fluid and without any waiting while it loads.
- Vox Populi offers free updates, and continuous 24/7 support over time.
- Campaign has a more classic design, with 4 color schemes, 6 optional background patterns, and the possibility to adjust the content to full width or centered.
- Ability to add Youtube and Vimeo videos to the front page, sliders or blog posts.
- Ability to display the donation button directly in the header, so that it is visible immediately after accessing the web.
- Includes the necessary files to convert the site into multilanguage quickly and directly.
- Jack Well is built under WPBakery Page Builder, so we can make any type of modification to the base designs with little effort.
- For any type of customization we don’t need to write any code, since everything can be done from the control panel.
- We can add parallax effect to the backgrounds, giving a distinctive touch to the navigation.
- Compatible with Fontello and Google Fonts.
- It has 6 months of technical support from the time of purchase, and theme updates forever.
- inForward is the new generation of the classic Candidate Political WordPress theme, offering more features and customization options.
- It has a responsive and retina-ready design, compatible with event calendar, WooCommerce and WPML.
- It includes specific plugins to create a professional event calendar easily.
- It also has custom widgets for PayPal donation, social media and MailChimp subscription.
- You can choose from 5 pre-designed versions of the homepage, different header and footer styles, and a variety of short elements and fonts.
- It is an easy to use and customize theme, with no coding knowledge required.
- It is well documented and updated, and offers excellent customer support.
And with this we end our list of recommendations of WordPress themes for candidates and political parties, and election campaigns. As always, it is up to you to choose one or the other according to your needs when building the website. Of course, as we said at the beginning, it is highly recommended to always keep in mind some basic aspects for this type of sites.
We hope this post has been useful and that you can create your own online library with WordPress. If you have any questions or comments, don’t hesitate to leave them below, see you next time!