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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.

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allisonkilkenny

allisonkilkenny

I co-host Citizen Radio and am a contributing reporter for Huffington Post, True/Slant, the Nation, Alternet, and SIRIUS.
allisonkilkenny
allisonkilkenny See you in hell, other nominees! RT @jamiekilstein I nominate @allisonkilkenny for a Shorty Award in #politics #p2
jamiekilstein
jamiekilstein I nominate @allisonkilkenny for a Shorty Award in #politics cause of her filth, smarts, and uncompromising liberalism.
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2 votes in politics
25 votes in journalist
5 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric

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Dave Aronberg

Dave Aronberg

Not your typical pol.
Ryan Hampton
Ryan Hampton I nominate @aronberg for a Shorty Award in #politics because he's the 1 person running 4 FL AG who really wants 2 be AG
aharpaz
aharpaz I nominate @aronberg for a Shorty Award in #politics because he is a senator that truly cares
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2 votes in politics

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P!nk

P!nk

it's all happening
VoteBrasil.com
VoteBrasil.com @Pink Please! Please dê RT: I nominate @votebrasil for a Shorty Award in #politics because it's very informative Thank You
Arlieangel93
Arlieangel93 I nominate @Pink for a Shorty Award in #politics because...not afraid 2 speak her mind ...Dear Mr. President
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2 votes in politics
15 votes in music
2 votes in design
1 vote in humor
1 vote in food

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Traian Basescu

Traian Basescu

Presedintele Romaniei
Bogdan Nitu
Bogdan Nitu I nominate @tbasescu for a Shorty Award in #politics because he was re-elected President of Romania :)
Bajdechi Alexandru
Bajdechi Alexandru I nominate @tbasescu for a Shorty Award in #politics because he won the presidency.
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2 votes in politics

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.:Help Ontario:.

.:Help Ontario:.

If we are not active we can't expect to be governed by good politicians! Not voting for anyone is not called Active
Elie Kochman
Elie Kochman I nominate @HelpOntario for a Shorty Award for #politics because he calls a spade a spade.
jeremylichtman
jeremylichtman I nominate @HelpOntario for a Shorty Award for #politics because he pulls no punches
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2 votes in politics

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Melissa Clouthier

Melissa Clouthier

Frazzled mom, alternative health doc, conservative libertarian blogger, columnist, podcaster, radio host, iPhone & Mac lover, fantasy reading geek, #TCOT
Noah David Simon
Noah David Simon @MelissaTweets Please ask ur friends 2 tweet: #shortyawards #politics @JIDF bc we don't like Hamas! http://xrl.us/SHOR... ends n hour
Sid Burgess
Sid Burgess I nominate @melissatweets for a Shorty Award in #politics because she is passionate about her country.
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2 votes in politics
1 vote in news

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Jimmie

Jimmie

Conservative Geek Blogger/Podcaster, Choral Singer/Asst. Director/Composer, Skins and Caps Fan, Sheriff of Geekinghamshire. I can write. Hire me.
Gennie
Gennie I nominate @jimmiebjr for a Shorty Award in #politics because...he's insightful, funny, and honest. A great Tweet!
Duane Lester
Duane Lester I nominate @jimmiebjr for a Shorty Award in #politics because he's a right wing tweet factory.
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2 votes in politics

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salman jafri

salman jafri

Labour politician-politics news sport author writer socialmedia twitterblogger newssite.will follow back.please follow back if i follow u.debt 4 trade/co2 guy.
J. A.
J. A. @salmanj10 Plz vote for @avinunu for a Shorty Award in #politics because...he promotes human rights
salman jafri
salman jafri I nominate @salmanj10 for a Shorty Award in #politics because he has provided new ways to reach across twitter
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2 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in journalist

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The White House

The White House

Official WH twitter account. Comments & messages received through official WH pages are subject to the PRA and may be archived. Learn more http://wh.gov/privacy
edjane maps
edjane maps I nominate @WhiteHouse for a Shorty Award in #politics because is the best!Proud dream team!...
Jazzzy (3Z's)
Jazzzy (3Z's) I nominate @WhiteHouse for a Shorty Award in #politics because of the unprecedented transparency of the Obama Administration.
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2 votes in politics
10 votes in government

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Cody Kessler

Cody Kessler

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow... Don't walk behind me, I may not lead... Just go stand over there somewhere.
Lisa B.
Lisa B. I nominate @cody_k for a Shorty Award in #politics because razor sharp mind,cutest tush
Marti
Marti I nominate @Cody_K for a Shorty Award in #politics because...she' on top of it all, and FIERCE!
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2 votes in politics

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westwingreports
marsha kelly
marsha kelly I nominate @WestWingReports in #politics because he is genuine journalist and cares about writing the truth. WWR rocks!
Molly Gloss
Molly Gloss I nominate @westwingreports for a Shorty Award in #politics because: smart, neutral, savvy, timely.
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2 votes in politics
1 vote in news

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Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh

The Only Genuine Rush Limbaugh Twitter Feed
scott werle
scott werle @limbaugh for a shorty award in #politics because no one else instills more fears in the [email protected]SAIspartanangel -NO It Is LAUGHTER u HEAR
Angela Henz
Angela Henz I nominate @limbaugh for a shorty award in #politics because no one else instills more fears in the liberals
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2 votes in politics

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Mirinho Braga

Mirinho Braga

Professor, casado, 3 filhos, prefeito de Buzios, Rio de Janeiro, pelo PDT. Estou no terceiro mandato.
Equipe Twiticos
Equipe Twiticos [email protected]mirinhobraga Pode Ajudar danto RT ? #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando e autenticando políticos no twitter )
Malabi
Malabi I nominate @mirinhobraga for a Shorty Award in #politics because... it returned joy for the city of the Búzios. #Brasil
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2 votes in politics

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Kingsley

Kingsley

YouTuber. Certified Britard. Member of the Beyhive. Little Mons†er. See yah then yah lick yah tongue. Bet that. It tastes good, getcha some.
Aaron Okay
Aaron Okay I nominate @KingsleyBitchYT for a Shorty Award in #politics because... if he was president we'd have better lol
Ashley Ella
Ashley Ella I nominate @KingsleyBitchYT for a Shorty Award in #politics because...disney talk can be considered politics these days
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2 votes in politics
619 votes in humor
54 votes in celebrity
7 votes in weird
5 votes in music

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Angelette Aviles

Angelette Aviles

Branding, PR, Hispanic Marketing & GOP Contributor. NALEO member & former Gubernatorial Appointee. FB Fanpage http://bit.ly/8yakjU
Angelette Aviles
Angelette Aviles @Angelette, you were nominated by @JordanRaynor for a Shorty Award in #politics http://bit.ly/8o1m... (via @shortyvotes)Thanks U made my a.m.
Jordan Raynor
Jordan Raynor @Angelette Thank you for nominating me for a Shorty Award in #politics!
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2 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric

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The Young Turks

The Young Turks

The Young Turks is an edgy, funny and informative talk show hosted by Cenk Uygur, topics range from politics to pop culture. Catch us at www.theyoungturks.com.
Waseekda
Waseekda I nominate @theyoungturks for a Shorty Award in #politics because...they go out and hit people in the mouth!
Robin Henderson
Robin Henderson I nominate @TheYoungTurks for a Shorty Award in #politics because... schwang-wang-wang... Debbie Schlussel!
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2 votes in politics
1 vote in news

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Congresso em Foco

Congresso em Foco

Site sobre o Congresso e a política. Estamos de olho neles, fique também!
Claudio (AglioEoliO)
Claudio (AglioEoliO) I nominate @congemfoco for a Shorty Award in #politics because mostram a importancia do #jornalismo na nossa democracia
Morettinho
Morettinho I nominate @congemfoco for a Shorty Award in #politics because...they show you the truth
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2 votes in politics

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schmiss monster

schmiss monster

I know it may look like I was being like a bitch, but that's only because I was acting like a bitch.
bronwaaannn
bronwaaannn I nominate @schmiss for a Shorty Award in #politics because...she had a part in creating the fab, lulz_politics on lj
T
T I nominate @schmiss for a Shorty Award in #politics because I am double gay for her brains
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2 votes in politics
25 votes in awesome
1 vote in bestpicklebasedtwittericon
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in asshole

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Daily Image

Daily Image

Tweeting spectacular images, illustrations, and photography related links. #dailyimage
Sara Falconer
Sara Falconer I'll 2nd that! RT @DailyImage I nominate @RayBeckerman for a Shorty Award in #politics ... great political resource.
RayBeckerman
RayBeckerman Thank you! RT @DailyImage I nominate @RayBeckerman for a Shorty Award in #politics because... great political resource.
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2 votes in politics

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Zeca do PT

Zeca do PT

Pantaneiro, militante do PT e botafoguense. 3 lindas filhas, amigo, avô de Maria Liriah e Pedro Orcírio.Eternamente apaixonado por Gilda!
Equipe Twiticos
Equipe Twiticos [email protected]zecadopt #shortyawards @Twiticos #politics (Seguindo, acompanhando, registrando, cobrando e autenticando políticos) RT vale 1 voto.
Janice Alves
Janice Alves I nominate @zecadopt for a Shorty Award in #politics because... The best.
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2 votes in politics