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PHONES

Automated Phone Calls – Independent Expenditure or Public Affairs Advocacy
HighGround, Inc.
Keep the Cubs – Ron Santo

Stones’ Phones
Proud to be Average – Iowa State Education

Winning Connections
Brady PAC Illinois – Sarah Brady Against Bill

Automated Phone – State Legislative and Local Candidate
Front Porch Strategies
Sooner Magic!

Zata3 Consulting
Left for Dead

Zata3 Consulting
Our Side of Town

Automated Phone – Statewide Candidate
FLS Connect
Corbett Personally Addresses Criminal Stance

Winning Connections
President Obama Robo Call for Russ Feingold

Zata3
No Respect for Women
 

Automated Phone – Congressional Candidate
Front Porch Strategies
Farenthold Fights Back

PoliticalRobocalls.om
Zach Galifianakis: The Annoyance is Worth It
 

Zata3 Consulting
Overcoming Dirty Tricks

Live Phone – Best Overall Use of a Telephone Town Hall
Stones’ Phones
I’m the True Democrat in the Race: Setting Up

Zata3 Consulting
Cousin Bobby is on the Phone

Zata3 Consulting
First Day on the Job

Live Phone – Independent Expenditure or Public Affairs Advocacy
Winning Connections
Sierra Club: Early Turnout for Titus

Winning Connections
Sportsmen for Heinrich

Zata3 Consulting
Turning Oil into Clean Water

Live Phone – State Legislative and Local Candidate
Winning Connections
Alan Bates for State Senate – Live GOTV

Winning Connections
Steve Choate GOTV

Zata3 Consulting
Dialing in Four Victories in Colorado

Live Phone – Statewide Candidate
FLS Connect
Corbett Tight Race GOTV

Winning Connections
Chafee for Governor

Winning Connections
Mike Beebe for Governor:  Early Vote GOTV
 

Live Phone – Congressional Candidate
Winning Connections
Ben Chandler GOTV

Winning Connections
Jim Cooper Live Social-Pressure and Plan

Zata3
Hawkeye State GOTV

NEWSPAPER

Newspaper – Other Newspaper Ads
GMMB
Clean Energy Works - Oilephant

GMMB
Clean Energy Works – Wait

Hackney & Hackney, Inc.
Red Herring

Newspaper – Statewide Newspaper Ad
Goddard Claussen Public Affairs
Angel

Grainger Terry
We Can’t Wait Another 40 Years

Hackney & Hackney, Inc.
Face-to-Face

Newspaper – Toughest Newspaper Ad
Edmonds Associates, Inc.
Taxpayer Funded Abortions

Hackney & Hackney, Inc.
Face-to-Face

Rainmaker
Shameful

Newspaper – Local, County, Statehouse or Judicial Newspaper Ad
Goddard Claussen Public Affairs
Independence

Rainmaker
Shameful

San Francisco Association of Realtors
Chinese Print Ad

TECHNOLOGY

Technology – Best International Website
Blue State Digital
Dilma Rousseff for President


Exata Consulting
Roberto Teixeira

HoffGroup
A Grounding Breaking Moment for Online Campaigning in Brazil

Technology – Best Online Fundraising
BuzzMaker
CongressmanWithGuts.com

The Prosper Group/CampaignGrid
Sharron Angle Targeted Online Fundraising

Piryx
Year of the Political Entrepreneur

Technology – Web Video: Ballot Initiative and Independent Expenditures
GMMB & Armour Media
Mutton on the Lamb

RapidResponse Media, Inc. & Let Freedom Ring
MasterLard

The Strategy Group for Media
Liberty and Freedom Foundation “Thirteen Trillion”


Technology – Web Video: Candidate
The Prosper Group
Taxman – Christine O’Donnell for Senate

The Strategy Group for Media
Alan Nunnelee for Congress – “ Be Thou My Vision”

The Strategy Group for Media
Sean Duffy for Congress  - “Bulls Eye”

Technology – Website: Independent Expenditure Campaign/Issue Advocacy
Connell Donatelli, Inc. and Campaign Solutions
Taxpayers Against Earmarks

Integrated Web Strategy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Upstream Communications
National Republican Senatorial Committee

Technology – Website: State Legislative and Local Races
Upstream Communications
Dee Margo for Texas State Representative

Upstream Communications
Liberal Loretta – Linda Harper Brown for Texas

Vince Gray for Mayor
Kennedy Communications

Technology – Website: Statewide Races
Integrated Web Strategy
Governor Jan Brewer 2010

Red Yawp Digital
John McCain 2010

Trilogy Interactive
Hickenlooper for Colorado

Technology – Website: Congressional
Alien Media, Inc.
Jack Goodman for Congress

Buzzmaker
Steve Israel for Long Island

New Media Campaigns
Ed Perlmutter for Congress

The Prosper Group
Michael Grimm for Congress
 

RADIO

Radio – Best Use of Voice Over Talent
GMMB & Armour Media
Friends of Barbara Boxer – Overboard

Hackney & Hackney
Come Home, Zack

Whitehurst Mosher Campaign Strategy
I Cut the Sheriff

Radio – Toughest Radio Ad
GMMB
Harry Reid for Senate - Wicked

Rainmaker
Hootie Dropped the Ball

RapidResponse Media, Inc. & Let Freedom Ring
Princess Lisa
 

Radio – Best Radio Ad
Communications Counsel, Inc.
“Missing Person” – Johnson for Congress

GMMB
Harry Reid for Senate – Wicked

Hackney & Hackney
Asteroid


SIGNAGE & LOGO MATERIAL

Signage & Logo Material – Billboard/Bus Signs
HighGround, Inc.
Governor Jan Brewer Billboard

The Singularis Group
Clean Sweep Bus Wrap

Rainmaker
The Evidence is Clear

Signage & Logo Material – Most Original/Innovative Collateral Item
Los Angeles Democratic Party
2010 California Democratic Team Baseball Cards

Right Angle Consulting
Misfortune Cookies

Stearns Consulting
No on B Rally Towel

Signage & Logo Material – Yard/Outdoor Signs
Highground
Keep the Cubs – Yes on 420

Precision Politics
“The Taxpayers Watchdog”

Whitehurst Mosher Campaign Strategy
Perata House


DIRECT MAIL

Direct Mail – Ballot Initiative

San Francisco Association of Realtors
“Sidewalks” (Yes on L)

San Francisco Association of Realtors
“Undeserved Benefits” (No on F)

SmartVote, a division of The AdTrack
500 Jobs


Direct Mail – Best Mail that Never Saw the Light of Day
Battleground Group
Soft on Crime

The Campaign Workshop
Golden Parachute

Lisella Public Affairs
Jobs

Direct Mail – Independent Expenditure and Issue Advocacy
San Francisco Association of Realtors
Chinese Audio Slate Card

San Francisco Association of Realtors
“Fairness” (No on F)

The Singularis Group, LLC
18% Special

Direct Mail – Best Non-US Campaign (International)
Exata Consulting
Roberto Teixeira

NOW Communications Group
Hugh McFadyen

NOW Communications Group
What’s the Plan?

Direct Mail – Best Villain
Axiom Strategies
Putty in Pelosi’s Hands

The Campaign Workshop
Robber

Kennedy Communications
Playbook

Direct Mail – Democratic County, Local and Judicial Candidate
Grainger Terry Inc.
It Matters Who Wears this Badge

Kennedy Communications
Service

Rainmaker
Webster’s Dictionary

Direct Mail – Republican County, Local, Judicial Candidate
Axiom Strategies
Dump Dooley

Powers Communications, Inc.
Bell

The San Diego Group
Tax Man

Direct Mail – Democratic Independent Expenditure Campaign/Issue Advocacy
The Campaign Workshop
Tricked in DE

Gold Communications & Andi Pringle
Not Invited

Gumbinner & Davies Communications
Nascar (23% Car)

Direct Mail – Republican Independent Expenditure and Issue Advocacy
Faulkner Strategies
Convicts Out Early

The San Diego Group
Tax Man

Winning Edge Communications, LLC
Sues Brothers

Direct Mail – Democratic State Legislative Candidate
Gumbinner & Davies Communications
“Cat Food”

Gumbinner & Davies Communications
“Fish Story”

Rainmaker
Ban Barbie

Direct Mail – Republican State Legislative Candidate
Larkin Brody Associates
Senator AJ Wilhelmi is a Pig

The Lukens Company
Eckerty Bio

Persuasion Partners
Faison: Lenticular

thetrazgroup
Meet Greg Ball

Tuesday Associates
O’Connell Hear Him in His Own Words

Winning Edge Communications, LLC
Paper Airplane

Direct Mail – Democratic Congressional Candidate
Gold Communications
High Stakes

Gumbinner & Davies Communications
American Dream

Kennedy Communications
Four Donkeys

Mission Control
Compass/Wrong Islands

Petel and Company
Iwo Vets

Petel and Company
Vets – TBI

Direct Mail – Republican Congressional Candidate
Axiom Strategies
Putty in Pelosi’s Hand

Chris Russell Consulting LLC
Fingerprints

Chris Russell Consulting, LLC
Unemployed

Communications Counsel, Inc.
“Hope” Bill Johnson for Congress

Curtis Scott Advertising Inc.
Biggert Testimonial

thetrazgroup
Meet Rob

Direct Mail – Democratic Statewide Candidate
The Chadderdon Group
Young Person

Gumbinner & Davies Communications
“Pat on the Back”

Kennedy Communications
Made in America

Kennedy Communications
Sestak Intro

Mission Control Inc.
Skyler

Stearns Consulting
Jerry Brown for Governor

Direct Mail – Republican Statewide Candidate
Faulkner Strategies
Crister

Persuasion Partners, Inc.
Ron Johnson: Airplane

The Singularis Group, LLC
Tiahrt Todder

Direct Mail – Toughest Direct Mail Piece
The Chadderdon Group
She’s Scared

Gold Communications
Not Invited

Gumbinner & Davies Communications
“I Hit Cops”

The Public Response Group, Inc.
Two Questions – Sam Page for State Senate

Rainmaker
Hit N Run

Whitehurst Mosher Campaign Strategy
Home Invasion


Best Overall Biographical Mail
The Beytin Agency
Bea’s Story

Gumbinner & Davies Communications
“My Husband Was Attacked”

Rainmaker
Webster’s Dictionary
 

SPECIAL CATEGORIES

Special Categories – Best Bare-Knuckled Street Fight Victory
Bronstein & Weaver
Return of the Mack

The Campaign Group
How Joe Sestak beat the President and the Entire Democratic Establishment to Beat Arlen Specter

Dresner Wickers and Associates
AL Gov-Elect Bentley: From “Longshot” to “Dark Horse”

Special Categories – Best Campaign Comeback
Campaign Manager Brandon Hall, Senior Adviser Rebecca Lambe, The Mellman Group, GMMB and Ambrosino Muir & Hansen
Harry Reid for Senate

Dresner Wickers and Associates
Gov-Elect Bently: From “longshot” to “dark horse”

Penn Schoen Berland
Swipe Fee Reform

Special Categories – Best Earned Media Around a Single Event
The Bus Federation
Trick or Vote 2010

Devine Mulvey
Lincoln Chafee – Stand Up

Murray Hill Incorporated
Murray Hill Incorporated for Congress

Special Categories – Best GOTV Plan and Execution

The Beytin Agency
Delaware Democratic Coordinated Campaign

Integrated Web Strategy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Vote for Business

Murphy Turner Associates
Stefani Carter for State Representative

Special Categories: Best International Campaign
Exata Consulting
Roberto Teixeira

Cundari Group
Rocco Rossi – Toronto Mayoral Campaign

NOW Communications Group, Inc.
Anti-Privatization Campaign

Xavier Roig i Associats S.L.
Image Consistency in Soccer Electoral Politics

Special Categories – Best Public Affairs Campaign
Hackney & Hackney
Pebble Mine

Revolution Agency
U.S. Chamber: Stop the CFPA Campaign

Truman Project
Operation Free

Special Categories – Best Special Election Campaign
Fight Back New York
Fight Back New York Targets Hiram Monserrate

Marin and Sons
Will Gort, City of Miami

Murphy Turner Associates
John Kuempel for State Representative

Special Categories – Best Use of a Printed Communication (non-mailed)
Los Angeles County Democratic Party
Permanent Vote-by-Mail Application Literature

Revolution Messaging
Harry Reid Hispanic Issues Card

Tuesday Associates
Marty Lamb Sick of Congress Barf Bags

Special Categories – Best Use of Social Networking Technology
Blue State Digital
It Gets Better Project

DCI Group and Activision-Blizzard
Call of Duty Endowment Memorial Day Campaign

Kennedy Communications
Vince Gray for Mayor (DC)

RBI Strategies & Research
Bernie Buescher for Colorado Secretary of State


Special Categories – Best Use of Targeting Technology
The Mellman Group
Advanced Microtargeting for Chandler for Congress

The Prosper Group
Sharron Angle Online Fundraising Donor

Trilogy Interactive
CA Democratic Party’s Friend Out the Vote

Special Categories – Most Daring (and Successful) Tactic
California Nurses Association
Queen Meg

The Prosper Group
Welcome to Nevada – Sharron Angle for Senate

Rainmaker
Defeat Randy Microsite
 

Special Categories – Most Innovative Product of the Year
Connell Donatelli, Inc. and Campaign Solutions
Michele Bachmann Mobile Surge

FLS Connect
American Crossroads Canvass NV & CO with GeoConnect

Sparkpoint Strategies
Governor Mike Beebe/The Believe in Arkansas Network

Special Categories – Best Use of Email/Viral Marketing
HighGround, Inc.Secure the Border – Arizona Sing-A-Long

Kennedy Communications
Christine is (still) Not Me

The Prosper Group
Taxman – Christine O’Donnell for Senate

Special Categories – Best Use of New Technology
The Bus Federation
MyBallot – The Social Sample Ballot

FLS Connect
American’s for Prosperity’s “Freedom Phone”

The Mellman Group
Ad Testing Through Randomized Online Experiments

Best Use of Mobile Technology
Connell Donatelli, Inc. and Campaign Solutions
Michele Bachmann Mobile Surge

Revolution Messaging
Bennet for Colorado Mobile

Revolution Messaging
Harry Reid Mobile

TELEVISION

TV – Best Ad that Never Saw the Light of Day
Adelstein Liston
“Hector” (for Congresswoman Suzanne Kosmas)

GMMB
Harry Reid for Senate – Prisoner

Scott Howell and Company
California

The Strategy Group for Media
Sue Lowden for United States Senate

Struble Eichenbaum Communications
“Party”

Zata3 Consulting
Family Values DUI

TV – Ballot Initiative
Chris Mottola Consulting, Inc.
Warning Label

Goddard Claussen Public Affairs
Changing the Lines

Goddard Claussen Public Affairs
Lights Out

Stearns Consulting
“Bad Medicine” No on B

TV – Best Non-US Campaign (International)
Exata Consulting
Roberto Teixeira

FILMIK Group
Mercado

Quintella Gerez Branding Ltda.
WATCH Brazil

Devine Mulvey and Revolution Political Media
Desayunos – Noemi Sanin for President

RBI Strategies & Research
“We Can’t Wait” – Swedish Social Democratic Party

STPOLITICS (SEGARRATERES)
Play Nice, Play Fair!

TV – Best Use of Voice Over Talent
Hackney & Hackney
Bear in the Woods

The Strategy Group for Media
Rand Paul for United States Senate – Stamp of Approval

Trippi & Associates
Peter Coyote, “Cut Waste” Brown for Governor

TV – Independent Expenditure Campaign/Issue Advocacy
60 Plus Association
Still Believe

GMMB
Clean Energy Works – Clean Up

Hackney & Hackney, Inc.
Best Athletes

TV – Best Villain

Adelstein Liston
“Every Four Minutes” (Patriot Majority for Senator Harry Reid)

GMMB
Clean Energy Works Clean-Up

The Strategy Group for Media
Rand Paul for United States Senate – “Washington Machine”

TV – Democratic Independent Expenditure and Issue Advocacy
Adelstein Liston
“Buck’s World” (AFSCME for Senator Michael Bennet)

GMMB
Mr. Bibbs

GMMB
DCCC – Relief

TV – Republican Independent Expenditure and Issue Advocacy
OnMessage, Inc.
National Republican Senatorial Committee

OnMessage, Inc.
National Rifle Association, “Unstitched”

Schubert Flint Public Affairs
Ninety Days

TV – Democratic Local, County or Judicial Candidate
Rainmaker
Both Sides

Revolution Political Media
“Stop Corruption” Terry Curry for Marion County

Whitehurst Mosher Campaign Strategy
Perata Believe!

TV – Democratic State Legislative Candidate
MAX Films
Lizard

Rainmaker
Humble Beginnings

Strategic Campaign Media
“One”

TV – Republican State Legislative Candidate
The Casale Group
McLaughlin for Assembly – Great Idea

Murphy Turner Associates
TX HD 101 Cindy Burkett “One of Us”

The Strategy Group for Media
Scott Vanderhoef for New York Senate – “Pull the Curtain”

TV – Democratic Congressional Candidate
GMMB
Tim Walz for Congress – Right Thing

MAX Films
Cut Off

Tipping Point Strategies
Dog

TV – Republican Congressional Candidate
Hackney & Hackney
One Congressman

The Strategy Group for Media
Tim Huelskamp for Congress

The Strategy Group for Media
Sean Duffy for Congress – Get America Rolling

TV – Democratic Statewide Candidate
GMMB
Ron Wyden - Different

Struble Eichenbaum Communications
“Dead Aim”

Trippi & Associates
“Echo” Brown for Governor

TV – Republican Statewide Candidate
Lincoln Strategy Group
Convicted

OnMessage, Inc.
Rick Scott, ‘Dominoes’

The Strategy Group for Media
Sue Lowden for United States Senate – “Spa”

TV – Most Effective Comparative Television Advertisement
GMMB
Harry Reid for Senate – Running

The Strategy Group for Media
Sean Duffy for Congress – “Lassa Fiscal”

Trippi & Associates
“Echo” Brown for Governor 2010

TV – Toughest Television Advertisement
The Campaign Group
How Joe Sestak ended Arlen Specter’s Bid for Senate

GMMB & Armour Media
Friends of Barbara Boxer – Workers

GMMB
Harry Reid for Senate – Not My Job

Hackney & Hackney
Dam Failure

Revolution Agency
Republican State Leadership Committee: Espinoza

Trippi & Associates
“Echo” Brown for Governor 2010

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