About The 2010 Rising Stars | Democrats | Republicans | Nonpartisan & International

The 2010 Rising Star awards were presented Friday, June 11, as part of Campaigns & Elections June conference, "Art of Political Campaigning," in Washington, D.C.



Below are photos of some of the winners receiving their awards from Dean Phillips, the president of Aristotle.



Armando J. Arana S., Consultant, 33, International, Newlink Political


John Balduzzi, 31, Democrat, Kennedy Communications


Michael Beach, 30, Republican, Targeted Victory


Anthony Bellotti, 32, Republican, Campaign Solutions/Connell Donatelli


Jennifer Bethel, 29, Democrat, Goddard Claussen


Aaron Beytin, 32, Democrat, The Beytin Agency


Michael Bronstein, 30, Democrat, Bronstein & Weaver


Nancy Carlson, 27, Nonpartisan, Goddard Claussen


Toby Chaudhuri, 33, Democrat, Revolution Messaging


Lisa De Pasquale, 32, Republican, American Conservative Union


Josh Geleris, 24, Republican, Edge Targeting


Nick Gourevitch, 29, Democrat, Global Strategy Group


Brittany Greer, 23, International, U.K. Conservative Party


Tyler Harber, 29, Republican, Wilson Research Strategies


Sarah Hoffman, 29, Republican, DCI Group


Tharon Johnson, 31, Democrat, Kasim Reed for Mayor


Clark Lee, 28, Democrat, Los Angeles County Democratic Party


Sarah Longwell, 30, Nonpartisan, Berman and Company


Kurt Luidhardt, 30, Republican, The Prosper Group


Reed Millar, 32, Democrat, Grassroots Solutions


Israel Navarro, 29, International, The Governance Program for Latin America (GWU)


Ford O'Connell, 34, Republican, ProjectVirginia


Santos Ortega, 33, International, MAS Consulting Spain


Matthew Parker, 28, Republican, Front Porch Strategies


Brandon Powers, 27, Republican, Powers Communications


Cheyenne Shaffer, 30, Democrat, Mission Control


Robert Silver, 34, International, Crestview Public Affairs


Brian Walsh, 33, Republican, NRCC


Emily Williams, 27, Democrat, MSHC Partners


John Yob, 33, Republican, Strategic National


*The following Rising Stars were unable to attend the reception:
Alex Conant, 30, Republican, Tim Pawlenty's Freedom First PAC
Wesley Donehue, 30, Republican, Donehue Direct
Jordana Ingber, 27, Nonpartisan, Sheinkopf Communications
Tom Jensen, 26, Democrat, Public Policy Polling
Gideon Lett, 30, Nonpartisan, APCO Worldwide
Toby McGrath, 34, Democrat, Maine Street Solutions
Gaurav Oberoi, 30, Nonpartisan, Precision Polling
Tammy Palmer, 29, Democrat, The Tyson Organization
Mereditch Quillen, 28, Republican, Targeted Creative Communications
Joe Rospars, 29, Democrat, Blue State Digital