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Vote for The Staggers in this year’s Total Politics blog awards.

Click here to vote in the Total Politics Best Blogs Poll 2010

It's awards season in the blogosphere with Total Politics publishing their annual list of the best blogs, and here at The Staggers we'd like to ask (in the nicest way possible) for your vote.

But if you've enjoyed our daily comment round-ups, our live blogs, our incisive criticism of the coalition and our regular polls coverage we're sure you'll need no persuading.

The rules are below and you have until 31 July to email your vote to

1. You must vote for your ten favourite blogs and rank them from 1 (your favourite) to 10 (your tenth favourite).
2. Your votes must be ranked from 1 to 10. Any votes that do not have rankings will not be counted.
3. You MUST include at least FIVE blogs in your list, but please list ten if you can. If you include fewer than five, your vote will not count.
4. Email your vote to
5. Only vote once.
6. Only blogs based in the UK, run by UK residents or based on UK politics are eligible. No blog will be excluded from voting.
7. Anonymous votes left in the comments will not count. You must give a name.
8. All votes must be received by midnight on 31 July 2010. Any votes received after that date will not count.

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