Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey Receives Multiple AAPC Pollie Awards for Its Political Fundraising Efforts

Direct marketing firm receives 10 awards for multi-channel appeals for organizations including the Democratic National Committee, EMILY's List, PFAW, AARP and NARAL

Arlington, Va. – April 8, 2014 – Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey (CCAH), a full-service direct marketing firm serving global nonprofit organizations, is thrilled to announce it received 10 Pollie Awards during the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) 2014 Annual Pollie Awards & Conference. In a year when less prominent off-year elections took center stage on the political landscape, 2013 was another successful year for CCAH. As a result of the company's success developing campaigns for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), EMILY's List, AARP, People For the American Way (PFAW) and NARAL Pro-Choice America, CCAH was recognized with three gold, four silver, and three bronze Pollie Awards, confirming the company’s standing as a leader in multi-channel political fundraising.

The Pollie Awards™ (Pollies) are bipartisan honors annually awarded by the AAPC to members of the political advertising and communications industry who have demonstrated superior work on behalf of their candidates and causes. Winners are selected by a blind jury of their peers.

For over a decade, CCAH has been recognized with multiple Pollie Awards for its work with a number of leading political organizations. During the 2014 Pollie Awards ceremony, CCAH was recognized in six different categories for its 2013 fundraising initiatives for the following campaigns:

  • Best Direct Mail Campaign: Silver, AARP Chained CPI Appeal
  • Best Use of Fundraising: Bronze, NARAL Defeat Cuccinelli eAppeal
  • Live Calls: Gold, DNC Telemarketing Responsive 2013 Phone Series; Silver, DNC Prospective Member Conversion Phone Series; Bronze, EMILY's List "Friends of EMILY" Sustainer Recruitment Series
  • Prospect Mailer – National: Gold, EMILY's List August Warren Prospect
  • House Mailer – Grassroots/Advocacy/Public Affairs: Gold, AARP April Yes/No Appeal; Silver, EMILY's List August Poster Prospect
  • Best Use of Internet – National Organization: Silver, NARAL I Stand with Wendy Davis eAppeal; Bronze, PFAW Early Renewal Campaign

Kim Cubine, president of CCAH, said, "Being recognized as one of the 'best of the best' when it comes to direct marketing within the political and public affairs communications industry means so much to our company. Working with the Democratic National Committee, EMILY's List, AARP, PFAW and NARAL is a rewarding experience for us, and we are very proud of our ongoing ability to continue to engage progressive donors to benefit these campaigns."

About AAPC
Founded in 1969, the AAPC is a multi-partisan organization of political and public affairs professionals dedicated to improving democracy. The AAPC has over 1,000 members hailing from all corners of the globe. It is the largest association of political and public affairs professionals in the world. The AAPC began presenting the Pollie Awards in 1993. For more information, see

About Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey
For more than 25 years, Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey (CCAH) has been on the forefront of the ever-changing direct marketing industry with award-winning innovations in direct mail, telemarketing, online and mobile integration. The company's team of seasoned strategists and creative developers has delivered results for some of the largest and most recognized non-profit organizations worldwide. CCAH has offices in Arlington, Va., and San Francisco. For more information, visit

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