EAPC Board Member has been nominated Rising Star 2009 by the Campaign & Elections’ Politics Magazine.
One of the most prestigious honors in politics, the award goes to people 35 or under who have already made a significant mark in political consulting or advocacy. The magazine chose 10 Democrats, 10 Republicans and seven nonpartisan leaders this year out of a pool of several hundred nominees.
Capping off an historic election year, we received a record number of nominations for this years Rising Stars, said James Klatell, managing editor of Politics. With so many exceptional young people working in politics today, this was an exceedingly difficult process.
The Rising Stars will be honored on June 12 during the 26th annual training seminar, The Art of Political Campaigning. Past Rising Stars have included David Axelrod, Paul Begala, Donna Brazile, James Carville, Alex Castellanos, Rahm Emanuel, Ed Gillespie, Alexis Herman, Karen Hughes, Laura Ingraham, Celinda Lake, Jim Pinkerton, Ralph Reed and George Stephanopoulos, as well as EAPC members Daniel Ureña, Ravi Singh and Kenneth Christensen.
The EAPC congratulates Jordi Segarra for his nomination.