The year's best producers of short* politics content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Shorty Awards Politics Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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Top nominees in politics

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SistersTalk

@SistersTalk

I nominate @SistersTalk for a Shorty Award in #community b/c she successfully uses Twitter to organize lgbt community online.

I nominate @SistersTalk for a Shorty Award in #politics for consistently interesting political opinion.

@SistersTalk yea. @ShortyAwards is nice on the surface, but quickly turns into a #Spamularity contest. no. please, im not jonesin 4 votes

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gabevidal

@gabevidal

, you were nominated by @gabevidal (and 3 others) for a #politics Shorty Award http://bit.ly/DEVI (@shortyawards)

78

anamaricox

@anamaricox

I nominate @anamaricox for #politics category

79

Tracie_Knoppe

@Tracie_Knoppe

I nominate @Tracie_Knoppe for a Shorty Award in #politics because... she is getting grizzly right in her backyard!

80

jamesdicey

@jamesdicey

I nominate @jamesdicey for a Shorty Award in #politics because he is the #1 Conservative on #TCOT

81

ParadoxDaily

@ParadoxDaily

I nominate @ParadoxDaily for a Shorty Award in #politics because she holds officials and the media to their responsibilities!

82

fakerahmemanuel

@fakerahmemanuel

I nominate @fakerahmemanuel for a Shorty Award in #politics because...Rahm Emanuel needs no reason.

83

bostonpatriot

@bostonpatriot

I nominate @bostonpatriot for a Shorty Award in #politics because... she is getting grizzly right in her backyard!

84

ravenzachary

@ravenzachary

I nominate @ravenzachary for a Shorty Award in #politics for his pioneering work on the Obama iPhone App

I nominate @ravenzachary for a Shorty Award in #tech for his pioneering work on the Obama iPhone App

85

buffalogeek

@buffalogeek

I nominate @buffalogeek for a Shorty Award in #politics because he fearlessly chases down stories that affect local community.

86

Teriss

@Teriss

I nominate @Teriss for a Shorty Award in #politics because...she comes up with the most unique stories.

87

jjpolitics

@jjpolitics

I nominate @jjpolitics for #politics #race they keep reminding us what is really going on out here.

88

xabadu

@xabadu

I nominate @xabadu for a Shorty Award in #politics because... debería ser el nuevo presidente del mundo.

89

fitsnews

@fitsnews

I nominate @fitsnews for a Shorty Award in #politics because... he keep me up to date on local politics on other kick ass news

90

digggety

@digggety

I nominate @digggety for a Shorty Award in #politics because it's pretty much the only thing he tweets about.

91

Boiseweekly

@Boiseweekly

I nominate @Boiseweekly for a shorty award in #entertainment because their desperation entertains me.

I nominate @Boiseweekly for a Shorty Award in #news because... they have the BEST EDITOR (is that better Rachel?)

I nominate @Boiseweekly for a Shorty Award in #politics because... They keep me informed

92

Pam_Spaulding

@Pam_Spaulding

I nominate @Pam_Spaulding in #politics because Blogging Is The New Black

93

caspary

@caspary

I nominate @caspary for a Shorty Award in #politics because he is the only MEP twittering (that I know of).

94

deadvoter

@deadvoter

@shortyawards I'd like to nominate @deadvoter for #politics because he knows about Chicago politics

95

marcogomes

@marcogomes

Obrigado @marcogomes pela nominação no Shorty Awards #politics http://shortyawards.com/user/caribe

96

dustydean

@dustydean

I nominate @dustydean for a Shorty Award in #politics because he shares interesting information with good commentary.

97

creativecommons

@creativecommons

I nominate @creativecommons in #politics cause there's always an alternative solution

98

DowningStreet

@DowningStreet

I nominate @DowningStreet in #politics for the Twitter-only tidbits they tweet sometimes

99

daniel

@daniel

I nominate @daniel-in-the-den for a Shorty Award in #politics because... he is getting grizzly right in his backyard!

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tcot

@tcot

I nominate @tcot for a Shorty Award in #politics because anyone who can make a single hashtag trend on Summize is ok...

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