The Liberal Democrat Voice Awards 2014: The Shortlists

This morning,  party members registered on our members’ forum were sent an email giving them a link to vote on the shortlists for our Awards, due to be presented in Glasgow on Saturday night.

Before I go any further, I want to say a massive thank you to Mary Reid for doing most of the work on this year’s event while I was distracted with some little thing going on here in Scotland. Also thanks to Stephen Tall and Ryan Cullen for doing the technical stuff.

And, without further ado, here are the lists. Drum roll, please…

 Liberal Democrat Blog of the Year

Nick Tyrone
Giles Wilkes
Matthew Green
Nick Barlow
Liberal England

Liberal Democrat Blog-post of the year

Roger Hayes for Simon Titley, Living Obituary
Mark Pack for Party of Protest or party of Government? It’s the wrong question
Kavya Kaushik for Why I’m considering my membership of the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat Tweeter/Facebooker of the Year

Stuart Bonar
Caron Lindsay
Lord Bonkers
Mark Pack

Best use of social media by an elected representative (Tim Garden award)

Alistair Carmichael
Tim Farron
Richard Kemp
Julian Huppert
Greg Mulholland

Best online campaign run by a Liberal Democrat

Tom Brake for Save St Helier Hospital
Rock the Boat for #NoApologyNoWhip
Hannah Thompson for Ban Revenge Porn

Liberal Democrat Councillor of the Year

Cllr Richard Kemp, Liverpool
Cllr Ruth Dombey, Sutton
Cllr Neil Fawcett, Oxfordshire
Cllr Eileen McCartin, Renfrewshire
Cllr Dobbie Aldridge Edinburgh
Cllr Kath Pinnock, Kirklees
Cllr Dave McCobb, Hull
Cllr Mathew Hulbert, Hinckley & Bosworth
Cllr Liz Green, Kingston

The Lib Dems’ Favourite Tory MP award

Dominic Grieve
Sarah Wollaston
Nick Boles
David Davis
Rory Stewart
Ken Clarke

The Lib Dems’ Favourite Labour MP award

Tom Watson
Alan Johnson
Margaret Hodge

Best online campaign of the year (non Lib Dem)

Everyday Sexism
Alliance Party Northern Ireland 2014 election campaigns
Ben Goldacre and Others for All trials

Best photograph of a Liberal Democrat Parliamentarian or senior Councillor or party figure (real life)

Cllr Erica Kemp with Gruffalo:

Erica and Gruffalo

Norman Lamb getting ice bucket:

Norman Lamb Ice Bucket Challenge

Nick Clegg stirring : Credit Daily Mail

Clegg stirring in India

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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4 Comments

  • Cen Phillips 2nd Oct '14 - 9:14pm

    Where are the AM and MSP of the year?

  • Caron Lindsay Caron Lindsay 2nd Oct '14 - 9:34pm

    The Lib Dem Parliamentarians stuff is on the survey that went to members I think.

  • Liberal Neil 3rd Oct '14 - 7:50am

    A very sincere Thank You to whoever nominated me for Councillor of the Year 🙂

    I’d better start knocking up!

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