Do you know an oustanding political professional who is quickly rising through hard work, skill and talent? Then nominate them to be a Campaign and Elections magazine "Rising Star of 2009:"
Each year, Campaigns & Elections magazine selects its Rising Stars of politics
. We will feature the Rising Stars of 2009 in our June issue and also at our 26th Annual Campaign Training Seminar, The Art of Political Campaigning, in Washington, D.C., on June 12.
Campaigns & Elections Rising Stars were first recognized in 1988 and have gone on to serve in the highest levels of government and political consulting. Rising Stars are people under age 35 who are beginning to make their mark in political consulting or advocacy. Qualifications can include managing a winning campaign that their candidate was expected to lose, or excellence working on direct mail, polling, get-out-the-vote operations, fund raising and media, among others. Elected officials will not be considered.
We will choose 10 Republicans, 10 Democrats and 10 independent, nonpartisan or non-American nominees.
Nominations are due April 10th and we'll keep you updated when the post their Rising Stars of 2009.
Campaigns and Elections magazine is a great resource for political professionals and they provide discounts
for members of Democratic GAIN! We encourage all GAIN members to check them out and nominate a Rising Star.