In order to recognize the excellent work some of our fellow bloggers have been doing, RWN has put together the “8th Annual Right Wing News Conservative Blog Awards.” More than 250 bloggers were invited to vote for their favorite blog in numerous categories and these are the ones who responded (including me)

Ace of Spades HQ, Dodgeblogium, Ed Driscoll, The Underground Conservative, Atlas Shrugs, Doug Ross, Nice Deb, The Anchoress, Libertarian Republican, Rachel Lucas, Pirate’s Cove, Russ. Just Russ, Moonbattery, Alexa Shrugged, Gina Cobb, Blackfive
Mean Ol’ Meany, Pundit Boy, Candid Conservative, Likelihood of Confusion, Legal Insurrection, Neo-Neocon, The Smallest Minority, Jihad Watch, Left Coast Rebel, The New Ledger, The Campaign Spot, Argghhhh!, QandO, The Virtuous Republic, No Oil For Pacifists, Midnight Blue, Dan Cleary, American Glob, Ghost of a Flea, Conservative In The Closet, The Minority Report, This Ain’t Hell, Newsreal, YidwithLid, Dodgeblogium, The Other McCain, Viral Footage, Argghhhh!, Infidels Are Cool, Fingers Malloy, mountaineer musings

Here were the rules of the contest:

1) For every category except “The Best Blog Overall,” each judge was allowed to make 1-5 unranked selections. The winner of each category was the blog with the most votes.

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In “The Best Blog Overall” category, the judges made 1-15 unranked selections. Rank in that category was also based on the number of votes received.

The winner of each category is presented below with their total number of votes in parentheses beside of them.

2) The judges were not allowed to vote for my blogs since I’m sponsoring the contest.

Before the results are presented, here’s a list of the judges. RWN appreciates their participation…

In red are my choices (I did Not Vote in  All Categories)

The Funniest Blog
Jawa Report (snarky beyond words)
Best Designed Blog

Best Original Reporting By A Blog 
Gateway Pundit
Atlas Shrugs
Big Government
Big Journalism 

Best Horse Race Blog (Best election coverage & analysis from a blog) 
Hot Air (the best analysis)
Right Wing Nut House (the most reasonable)
Best Vlogger (Video Blogger)

 Favorite Political Website That’s Not A Blog 

Favorite Columnist Who’s Not A Blogger 

Best Linker 

The Best Original Content For A Blog

Atlas Shrugs 
Most Annoying Left-Of-Center Blogger

Tommy Christopher (who I like)
Charles Johnson (who I don’t like) 

Most Annoying Right-Of-Center Blogger 
David Frum (RINO)

Most Overrated Blog 
Drudge (because he only looks at top 1-5 blogs)

If you wanna know how my picks did, and who won head on over to Right Wing News and see the official results.