WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced the winners of the creative category awards as part of the 2018 Member Online All-Star Competition. Winners were selected by the public by total reactions on Whip Hoyer’s Facebook page. Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats won the best gif award, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) won the best graphic award, and Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) won the best video award.

“Over the course of the three-week Member Online All-Star Competition, House Democrats shared innovative and engaging content with the American people,” said Whip Hoyer. “Their creativity and hard work helped to expand our reach on social media and ensure we are connecting with hundreds of thousands of new followers. I thank Members and their staffs for competing in this year’s competition and applaud their outstanding work.”

Best Gif: Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats called attention to climate change with a gif showing the ten hottest years on record, which you can find here.

Best Graphic: Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34)’s graphic called out the Administration for its family separation crisis, which you can find here.

Best Video: Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14) discussed Republicans’ attempt to sabotage health care and take away protections from people with pre-existing conditions in a video featuring a constituent, which you can find here.

Whip Hoyer previously announced that Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33) was the 2018 Overall MVP of the All-Star competition, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) was the Freshman MVP, and Rep. Joe Kennedy (MA-04) was the Election Blackout MVP.