The First, the best, the award that matters

AAPC is proud to host the Pollie Awards, dubbed the “Oscars of political advertising” by Esquire magazine. The Pollie Awards are the most prized and sought-after awards in the political communications and public affairs industries. Every entry – whether submitted by a large consulting company or an individual consultant – is considered equal in competing for honors and excellence. A blind jury of professional peers selects AAPC award winners.


The Pollie Awards Contest includes 249 categories spanning various sectors of political consulting. Click here to see a full list of awards, and submit your application today to be recognized for your work.

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Contest Opens

Nov. 5

Early Bird Deadline

Dec. 13

Regular Entry Deadline

Jan. 17

Contest Closes

Jan. 21