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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planetrussell

@planetrussell

I nominate @planetrussell for a Shorty Award in #politics because he doesn't seem to repeat either party's talking points.

@shortyawards Nominating @planetrussell for a Shorty Award in #humor because his brain's the size of a planet ;-)

I nominate @planetrussell for a Shorty Award in #humor because he writes about serious topics with wit and humor.

77

jimmiebjr

@jimmiebjr

@jimmiebjr Done! (the ShortyAwards vote for @justin_hart) #tcot #hhrs

I nominate @jimmiebjr for a Shorty Award in #politics because...He's a conservative AND has a sense of humor.

78

justinmcelroy

@justinmcelroy

I vote for @justinmcelroy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #videogames because he is a great game blogger ;)

I vote for @justinmcelroy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #videogames because...He knows how to create quality entertainment.

I vote for @justinmcelroy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #videogames because he is the Mac Daddy of vidja gamez. That is all

79

buffalogeek

@buffalogeek

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

80

digggety

@digggety

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

81

caribe

@caribe

I nominate @caribe for a Shorty Award in #green because of his important eco-acts

I nominate @caribe for a Shorty Award in #politics because of his great work with #ciberativismo

82

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

83

xabadu

@xabadu

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

84

billbarol

@billbarol

@shortyawards We hereby officially and unanimously nominate @billbarol for a Shorty Award in #humor. Because he's humorous.

I nominate @billbarol for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's something approximating humorous.

I nominate @billbarol for a Shorty Award in #politics because... -TinaDupuy

85

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

86

bearfanron

@bearfanron

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

87

caspary

@caspary

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

88

deadvoter

@deadvoter

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

89

creativecommons

@creativecommons

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

90

DowningStreet

@DowningStreet

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

91

jackmarino

@jackmarino

I nominate @jackmarino for a shorty award in #politics because I admire his passion.

92

dustydean

@dustydean

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

93

EricMueller

@EricMueller

I nominate @EricMueller in #politics because of his bravery and engagement with the @NoOnProp8 community

@shortyawards #socialmedia @EricMueller because he is.

94

whurley

@whurley

I nominate @whurley in category #evilgenius for @shortyawards! NOMINATE

I second, third, fourth the nomination of @whurley for #evilgenius!

Trying to get 100 votes in 10 minutes - I nominate @whurley in category #evilgenius for @shortyawards! NOMINATE - CUT & PASTE! GO GO GO GO!

95

cscan

@cscan

I nominate @cscan for a Shorty Award in #politics because... he always puts things so well.

96

reverendrichie

@reverendrichie

I nominate @reverendrichie for a Shorty Award in #politics because he took the red pill and KNOWS the truth.

97

tcot

@tcot

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

98

TheRealMcCain

@TheRealMcCain

I Nominate @TheRealMcCain for a Shorty Award in #politics bc of the added content value to Twitter

99

annamariecox

@annamariecox

@shortyawards @annamariecox #politics because of her intellectual prowess and high awesomeness factor [email protected]

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boblatta

@boblatta

I nominate @boblatta for a Shorty Award in #politics because it's great seeing a US Representative using twitter.

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