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And the winner of our Liberal Voice of the Year award is… Sam Bowman

liberal-voiceIt’s a fortnight since we launched our search for the Liberal Voice of the Year with the aim of finding the individual or group which has had the biggest impact on liberalism in the past 12 months. This is LibDemVoice’s sixth such annual award, and as is our tradition, we looked beyond the ranks of the Lib Dems to find the liberal who’s most impressed our readers and is not a member of our party.

We unveiled the shortlist here on New Year’s Day. In total, 755 readers cast a vote in the past two weeks using a preferential voting system. The final (8th) round of voting gave the following result:

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Liberal Voice of the Year: have you voted in our poll yet?

liberal-voiceOn New Year’s Day we opened our annual Liberal Voice of the Year poll — our attempt to find the non-Lib Dem who readers of this site think has done the most to advance the cause of liberalism in the past 12 months.

Our 10 nominees were chosen by party members through our most recent survey. To date, over 700 votes have been cast. You can see all the contenders and cast your preferential vote — if you haven’t already — by clicking here.

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NEW POLL: Who is your Liberal Voice of the Year?

liberal-voiceToday’s the day we launch our search for the Liberal Voice of the Year to find the individual or group which has had the biggest impact on liberalism in the past 12 months. This is the sixth annual award, and as is our tradition, we’re looking beyond the ranks of the Lib Dems to find the greatest liberal who’s not a member of our party.

The list of 10 nominees appears below. These were sought from Lib Dem members via our most recent survey; 222 nominations were submitted, and each of those short-listed needed to clear a threshold of five separate mentions.

To vote, please use the poll below to rank the nominees in order of preference.

This year’s shortlist for Liberal Voice of the Year is as follows

(in alphabetical first-name order):

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