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50 Women Who Made the 2012 Election (PHOTOS)

12/27/2012 04:18 pm 16:18:52 | Updated Feb 26, 2013

Meet 50 women who were the behind-the-scenes rock stars of the 2012 election. This list includes women leaders who made a difference in all aspects of the election: presidential campaigns and Congressional campaigns, community organizing, get-out-the-vote efforts, data management, digital strategy, think tanks and more. Each of these women made a tremendous contribution to this year's election cycle and here, we highlight their efforts and successes.

Thank you also to Rachel Sklar for spearheading, and thank you to the following Women in Politics & Technology members for nominating women for the list: Kathy McShea, Laurie Kretchmar, Tory Brown, Katie Allen, Kathryn Poindexter, Natalie Foster, Melissa Blaustein, Melissa Byrne, Beth Becker, Deepa Kunapuli, Laurin Manning, Shaunna Thomas, Nicole Aro, Paula Brantner, Jess Morales, Julie Blitzer, Morra Aarons-Mele, Wendy Norris, Merici Vinton, Serena Woods, Katie Groke Ellis, Melissa Mae Williams, Sarah Granger, Jodi Jacobson, Amelia Showalter, and Catherine Geanuracos.

50 Women Who Made The 2012 Election

Thank you to the following Women in Politics & Technology members for nominating women for the list: Kathy McShea, Laurie Kretchmar, Tory Brown, Katie Allen, Kathryn Poindexter, Natalie Foster, Melissa Blaustein, Melissa Byrne, Beth Becker, Deepa Kunapuli, Laurin Manning, Shaunna Thomas, Nicole Aro, Paula Brantner, Jess Morales, Julie Blitzer, Morra Aarons-Mele, Wendy Norris, Merici Vinton, Serena Woods, Katie Groke Ellis, Melissa Mae Williams, Sarah Granger, Jodi Jacobson, Amelia Showalter, and Catherine Geanuracos.