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The Year's Best Politics on Twitter

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The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

51st

Naomi Litvin

Naomi Litvin

Author of We Never Lost Hope: A Holocaust Memoir and Love Story/Foreword by Sir Martin Gilbert
Rajinder Yadav
Rajinder Yadav Thank You Dear :D !!! RT @NaomiLitvin: RT @RajinderYadav: Please tweet for love of freedom @JIDF #shortyawards #politics Thank you
Naomi Litvin
Naomi Litvin RT @blathermouths: W/8 tweets, today's top poster -jewish- is @naomilitvin. // VOTE NOW @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #politics bc he's real
Jonathan Meola
Jonathan Meola Yep, repeatedly. RT @NaomiLitvin: Has your doggie voted? FINALS! @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #politics because #israel #lyequalslibya
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5 votes in politics
3 votes in journalist
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in israel

52nd

Erin Kotecki Vest

Erin Kotecki Vest

my unicorn ran away
bethnoel
bethnoel I nominate @queenofspain for a Shorty Award in #politics because... She live tweets CSPAN. Awesome.
phdinparenting
phdinparenting I nominate @QueenofSpain for a Shorty Award in #politics because she keeps #tcot in its place.
Summerm
Summerm I nominate @QueenofSpain for a Shorty Award in #politics because she has her fingers on the pulse of politics today http://bit.ly/5HVJ...
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4 votes in politics

52nd
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harrislacewell

harrislacewell

Princeton Prof, MSNBC regular, contributor to The Nation.
Sharon59
Sharon59 I nominate @harrislacewell for a Shorty Award in #politics because she is knowledgeable about racial justice.
txvoodoo
txvoodoo I nominate @harrislacewell for a Shorty Award in #politics because her knowledge enlightens me.
Jools
Jools I nominate @harrislacewell for a Shorty Award in #politics because she knows of what she speaks.
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4 votes in politics
1 vote in blackness
1 vote in education

52nd
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Scott P. Brown

Scott P. Brown

Senator-Elect from Massachusetts, please TEXT BROWN to 68398 to receive mobile updates.
Naomi Litvin
Naomi Litvin @ScottBrownMA Please TWEET for the #shortyawards #politics @JIDF b/c Scott Brown STAND S WITH ISRAEL against terrorism.
BowlMeOverVa
BowlMeOverVa Shorty Award is trending! Should recommend @ScottBrownMA #politics or #government. #masen #tcot
bobbi85710
bobbi85710 I nominate @scottbrownma for a Shorty Award in #politics because he is the future of Massachusetts & America
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4 votes in politics
14 votes in government

52nd
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Eileen Left

Eileen Left

Democracy is not a spectator sport! We have a lot of work to do! Inaction is NOT an option! If you want me to follow you back, tell me about yourself
Brenda Nieto
Brenda Nieto I second that! RT @lmdapper: I nominate @eileenleft for a Shorty Award in #politics you should too.
Linda Dapper
Linda Dapper I nominate @eileenleft for a Shorty Award in #politics you should too.
Steve Kimura
Steve Kimura I nominate @EileenLeft for a Shorty Award in #politics because she's got more passion 4 it than anyone i know.
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4 votes in politics

52nd
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John Prescott

John Prescott

Former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
humphreycushion
humphreycushion I nominate @johnprescott for a Shorty Award in #politics because... he calls a spade a spade and doesn't need gimicks
Ben Rose
Ben Rose I nominate @johnprescott for a Shorty Award in #politics because...he's funny and responsive to his followers
Nina Lamparski
Nina Lamparski I nominate @JohnPrescott for a Shorty Award in #politics because he's worth it.
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4 votes in politics

52nd
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Safe World Campaign

Safe World Campaign

We campaign to promote women's issues as the #1 global priority. We support the International Violence Against Women Act IVAWA.
Naomi Litvin
Naomi Litvin @safeworld4women TIME RUNNING OUT! PLEASE TWEET: I vote @JIDF for #shorty award in #politics BECAUSE WE STAND UNITED AGAINST FEAR
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4 votes in politics
22 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in feminism
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in women

52nd
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Ana Paula Freire

Ana Paula Freire

Futura Cientista Política,amo o que estudo! Sou movida por desafios,por sonhos.Quero e vou ser alguém melhor.Afinal faço parte do futuro do meu país.Aguardem!
ymara ribeiro
ymara ribeiro @Anarfreire Pode Ajudar danto RT ? #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando e autenticando políticos no twitter )
Equipe Twiticos
Equipe Twiticos [email protected]Anarfreire Pode Ajudar danto RT ? #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando e autenticando políticos no twitter )
VoteBrasil.com
VoteBrasil.com @Anarfreire Dá ma força dê RT: I nominate @votebrasil for a Shorty Award in #politics because it's tweets are very informative
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4 votes in politics

52nd
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RJC National

RJC National

This is the official Twitter page of the Republican Jewish Coalition, a 501(c)4 non-profit that liaises between the GOP and Jewish community.
Josh Relkin
Josh Relkin @RJCHQ please tweet: #shortyawards #politics @JIDF b/c I oppose terrorism.
RevoluZionist
RevoluZionist @rjchq did you vote yet? just retweet: I vote for @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #politics because... I support Israel
David
David thank you, Republican Jewish Coalition: RT @RJCHQ #shortyawards #politics @JIDF to cancel out vote cast for anti-#Israel Ali Abinimah
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4 votes in politics

53rd

Jonathan Meola

Jonathan Meola

my glass is half-empty and the rim is chipped...
Cynthia L. Durham
Cynthia L. Durham RT @naomilitvin: @slave2mybulldog Has your doggie voted? FINALS! @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #politics because #israel #lyequalslibya
Israel Chai
Israel Chai RT @naomilitvin: @slave2mybulldog Has your doggie voted? FINALS! @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #politics because #israel #lyequalslibya
Naomi Litvin
Naomi Litvin @slave2mybulldog Has your doggie voted? FINALS! @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #politics because #israel #lyequalslibya
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6 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric

53rd
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Cesar Maia

Cesar Maia

Cesar Maia, Economista. Receba o Ex-Blog do Cesar Maia por e-mail. Contato: [email protected]
APENAS SERVOS
APENAS SERVOS RT @Polit009: [email protected]CesarMaia_ Pode Ajudar danto RT ? #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando e autenticando políticos no tw
Alice Prado
Alice Prado RT @Polit009: [email protected]CesarMaia_ Pode Ajudar danto RT ? #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando e autenticando políticos no tw
JULIO LANCELLOTTI
JULIO LANCELLOTTI RT @Polit009: [email protected]CesarMaia_ Pode Ajudar danto RT ? #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando e autenticando políticos no tw
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6 votes in politics

54th

José Serra

José Serra

Perfil de José Serra
Felipe Almeida
Felipe Almeida I vote for @joseserra_ for a Shorty Award in #politics because...
Cyllene Faria
Cyllene Faria I vote for @joseserra_ for a Shorty Award in #politics because...
Ativistas #VPOLIT
Ativistas #VPOLIT RT @Twiticos: @joseserra_ #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando, registrando ,divulgando e autenticando políticos no tw
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7 votes in politics
1 vote in government

55th

PunditMom

PunditMom

I can be a mom AND a political analyst at the same time! Bring on Malkin & Coulter. I'm pretty sure I can take them! #p2
Lynn Miller
Lynn Miller I nominate @punditmom for a Shorty Award in #politics because she is truly unique, one-of-a-kind woman.
Heather McMeekan
Heather McMeekan RT @Glennia: I nominate @punditmom for a Shorty Award in #politics because she is just plain awesome. /Wow!
Susan
Susan You bet! RT @Glennia: I nominate @punditmom for a Shorty Award in #politics because she is just plain awesome. /Wow!
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5 votes in politics
3 votes in feminism
1 vote in egocentric

55th
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Dorothy Dotson
perfectly
perfectly Thanx! RT @Dorothy1946 I nominate @CoryBooker 4 a Shorty Award in #politics because: I admire this man of the people
moment_um
moment_um RT @CoryBooker: Thanx! RT @Dorothy1946 I nominate @CoryBooker 4 a Shorty Award in #politics because: I admire this man of the people htt ...
Degginspensword
Degginspensword Agree! RT @Dorothy1946 I nominate @CoryBooker 4 a Shorty Award in #politics because: I admire this man of the people
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5 votes in politics

55th
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Chabad.org

Chabad.org

Chabad Lubavitch - Torah, Judaism and Jewish Info.
Naomi Litvin
Naomi Litvin @Chabad TIME RUNNING OUT! PLEASE TWEET: I vote @JIDF for #shorty award in #politics BECAUSE WE STAND UNITED AGAINST ISLAMIC TERROR
Jane de Villiers
Jane de Villiers RT @JIDF: Quality endorsement: RT @Chabad Please vote for @JIDF by tweeting #shortyawards @JIDF #Politics b/c type in a reason here
David
David Quality endorsement: RT @Chabad Please vote for @JIDF by tweeting #shortyawards @JIDF #Politics b/c type in a reason here
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5 votes in politics
111 votes in education
3 votes in 6
2 votes in egocentric
2 votes in nonprofit

55th
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Kari Lønning

Kari Lønning

designer/craftswoman, color and design junkie, gardener, photographer, and Emma's mom. http://karilonning.blogspot.com
Jan De Bakker
Jan De Bakker Thx;-) RT @karibaskets I vote for @RayBeckerman for a Shorty Award in #politics because he consistently opens my eyes to things I should see
Heather Flournoy
Heather Flournoy Agreed! RT @karibaskets: I vote for @RayBeckerman for Shorty Award in #politics because he consistently opens my eyes to things I should see
Jerin Alam
Jerin Alam RT @RayBeckerman: Wow RT @karibaskets: I vote for @RayBeckerman for a Shorty Award in #politics because he consistently opens my eyes to thi
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5 votes in politics

56th

Heber Dias de Sousa

Heber Dias de Sousa

I feel myself smart and a good guy. Cidadao atento ao quadro politico brasileiro
Cris
Cris RT @Ativistas: @prosapolitica #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando, registrando, cobrando e autenticando políticos) RT
Ativistas #VPOLIT
Ativistas #VPOLIT @prosapolitica #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando, registrando, cobrando e autenticando políticos) RT é Voto
Mozart Gomes
Mozart Gomes I nominate @prosapolitica for a Shorty Award in #politics because...
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6 votes in politics
96 votes in innovation
4 votes in humor
2 votes in other
2 votes in nonprofit

57th

Mudflats

Mudflats

Tiptoeing through the political muck... Pull on your boots and come play!
MLH
MLH I nomin8 @Mudflats for Shorty Award in #politics cuz its the best-wrttn/resrchd and frndliest web community on the net!
Nicole Mills
Nicole Mills I nominate @mudflats for a Shorty Award in #politics because she stood her ground with humor and grace when outed.
Mudflats
Mudflats RT @stefsstuff: I nominate @mudflats for a Shorty Award in #politics because... // Wow! Thanks! :0)
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5 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric

57th
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Sen. Arthur Virgílio

Sen. Arthur Virgílio

Twitter Oficial do Senador Arthur Virgílio do PSDB/AM
Denys Almeida
Denys Almeida RT @FollowManaus: I nominate @SenadorArthur for a Shorty Award in #politics because he is collaborative in Amazonia causes in Brazil. ht ...
Alexandre Souza
Alexandre Souza I nominate @SenadorArthur for a Shorty Award in #politics because...
Manaus
Manaus I nominate @SenadorArthur for a Shorty Award in #politics because he is collaborative in Amazonia causes in Brazil.
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5 votes in politics
1 vote in customerservice

57th
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Resist Tyranny

Resist Tyranny

Resisting tyranny, one tweet at a time. Tweets do not meet government regulations.
Dan
Dan I vote for @ResistTyranny for a Shorty Award in #politics because...
Donna Gregor
Donna Gregor RT @MaePartner: RT @ResistTyranny: RT @JIDF: PATRIOTS: PLEASE RT!: #shortyawards #politics @JIDF b/c I'm against Islamic terrorism #tcot
arizona dennizen
arizona dennizen @ResistTyranny 30 votes is ALL i need-can u just get 3 friends to tweet: #shortyawards #politics @JIDF b/c I don't rationalize terrorism
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5 votes in politics