Russian Public Relations Association's political award RPRA Political Award Integrity Rating is awarded to politicians, political parties, political groups and candidates in Russia and abroad, who have demonstrated effectiveness, technology and creativity during the competitive political campaigns in compliance with democratic procedures.
Functions of the Organizing committee and the Jury of the Award are delegated to the Political Consulting Committee which is headed by the president of Communication Group “Minchenko Consulting” Evgeny Minchenko.
Under the terms of the award only the subjects of the political process can be assigned to the nominees, not political consultants.
Members of the Political consulting committee determine the winners by secret ballot online.
The Award was established and will be awarded in December 2016.
Nominations and winners 2016
V. Putin - for determining the political agenda in Russia and abroad
The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia. For the most vivid and creative election campaign
Two candidates have won in this category since received equal number of votes of the jury members:
A. Balyberdin (Nizhny Tagil single-member constituency № 171) – for the victory over the popular politician in the region – MP from “A Just Russia” party A. Burkov
D. Morozov (Cheryomushkinsky single-member constituency № 209) – for the victory of United Russia in one of the most opposition-minded Moscow’s constituency
Nomination is also divided between two campaigns
Campaign by D. Parfenov (single-member constituency №200) - won over O. Mitvol (Green party) after the candidate of United Russia withdrew from an election, the gap between the candidates 3,2%
Campaign by A. Kurinny (Ulyanovsky single-member constituency №187) - the gap between the candidate of United Russia 0,3%
A. Dyumin (Tula Region) - for the reference campaign of “a new face”
United Russia’s campaign in the Kirov Region - for the campaign while the first person in the region is arrested
The campaign of the political party "Rodina" in Tambov Region – the best result of the party during this election (8,82%)
S. Tolmachev, was elected in single-mandate constituency to the legislative assembly of the Krasnoyarsk Territory in the competive elections
The Governor of the Irkutsk region S.Levchenko who is a member of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation. For the first victory of the opposition candidate after the return of gubernatorial election.
Party of Growth - for the failure of the liberal project with the highest potential for winning due to non-professional campaign
Nominations for foreign political campaigns
Donald Trump. For the most unexpected victory
The presidential campaign of the Republican Party candidate D. Trump in the US. For a vivid campaign with unexpected technological solutions in terms of superiority opponent resource
«Leave» referendum campaign in the UK
Breitbart - for contribution to the victory of D. Trump
The presidential campaign of the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the US
As a result of the processing of data about the nominees, the Committee identified a number of trends in requests from voters and modern political technologies, which directly affect the successful outcome of the campaign:
В начале декабря Комитет по политическим технологиям РАСО (Российской Ассоциации по связям с общественностью) провел серию мероприятий с участием ведущих американских политтехнологов.