Leading Democratic Digital Strategy and Ad Firm Honored by American Association of Political Consultants for “Best” in Online Fundraising

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Thursday evening, Rising Tide Interactive – the nation’s leading Democratic digital strategy and advertising firm – was honored with gold and silver wins at the American Association of Political Consultant’s (AAPC) 2015 Annual Pollie Awards. The company was recognized for its fundraising prowess with awards for “Best Use of Email Fundraising” and “Best Use of Internet Fundraising” on behalf of a major statewide ballot initiative and Rhode Island’s first woman Governor respectively.

  • Best Use of Email Fundraising – Ballot Initiative (Gold) – Yes on 92, Oregon’s GMO labeling ballot measure by Rising Tide Interactive.
  • Best Use of Internet Fundraising – Governor (Silver) – Gina Raimondo for Rhode Island Governor by Rising Tide Interactive.

According to the AAPC, “the Pollie Awards are the most prized and sought-after awards in the political communications and public affairs industries. Whether submitted by large consulting companies or individual consultants, this is the one arena where every piece of work is considered equal in competing for honors of excellence.”

“We’re thrilled the AAPC would honor the successes our clients achieved this year,” said Rising Tide Interactive partner Stephanie Grasmick. “We count ourselves as incredibly fortunate to be working with such amazing Democratic candidates and for the advancement of important progressive policy initiatives.”

Earlier this year, Rising Tide Interactive’s work on behalf of the Ready for Hillary super PAC was also recognized for “Best Use of Email or Viral Marketing” and “Best Spanish Language Online Ad” at the 2015 Reed Awards sponsored by Campaigns & Elections magazine.

Rising Tide Interactive at the 2015 Pollies

Rising Tide Interactive at the 2015 Pollies

About Rising Tide Interactive

Rising Tide Interactive is a data-driven digital strategy and advertising agency with a personal approach and a history of winning results for its clients. Over the past two election cycles, RTI’s work has helped Democrats win nine U.S. Senate races and seven gubernatorial elections. It has helped win hard-fought ballot initiatives on critical issues like same-sex marriage and so-called personhood. Rising Tide Interactive has been recognized for the strategy it has pioneered to expand support for campaigns and non-profit organizations and for helping clients raise tens of millions of dollars.

Rising Tide Interactive clients have included: Ready for Hillary, House Majority PAC, League of Conservation Voters, the USO, FWD.us, Democratic Governors Association, Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, American Federation of Teachers, Planned Parenthood, Compassion & Choices, Bob Casey for U.S. Senate, Kirsten Gillibrand for U.S. Senate, Tim Kaine for U.S. Senate, Heidi Heitkamp for U.S. Senate, Joe Donnelly for U.S. Senate, Jeanne Shaheen for U.S. Senate, Mark Warner for U.S. Senate, Chris Coons for U.S. Senate, and Tom Udall for U.S. Senate.