Deadline for Rising Star nominations: Friday, March 16

Deadline for Rising Star nominations: Friday, March 16

UPDATE: The deadline for 2012 Rising Star nominations has been extended to Tuesday, March 20.

There's less than a week left to submit nominations for C&E's Rising Star awards. The deadline for entries is this Friday, March 16.

Know an up-and-coming political operative deserving of the honor? Nominate them today. Access the nomination form here.

The 2012 class will be featured in the May/June issue of C&E and recognized at our annual Art of Political Campaigning seminar in Washington, D.C. on June 18-20.    

To be eligible, nominees must be 35 years old or younger on June 18, 2012. Elected officials will not be considered.

To submit a nominee, complete the nomination form in its entirety. In order for the nomination to be considered complete, a photo of the nominee and any supplemental materials must also be emailed to with the subject line: Rising Star Nomination. We encourage the submission of up to two letters of recommendation and links to news articles about the nominee or their work. You may nominate yourself.

Incomplete forms will not be considered. Inaccurate information will void the nomination. If you have questions about the process, please contact C&E Editor Shane D’Aprile at

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