Caffeinated Thoughts is presenting its 3rd Annual Caffeinated Conservative Award.  The contributors there offer nominations and then our readers get the opportunity to vote.  Our nominees this year (in no particular order) are:

  • Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal
  • South Carolina Governor-Elect Nikki Haley
  • Congressman Mike Pence (R-IN)
  • Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee
  • Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX)
  • Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI)
  • Senator-Elect Rand Paul (R-KY)
  • Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin
  • Senator-Elect Marco Rubio (R-FL)
  • Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN)

You can read our rationale and vote here – voting is open until 11:00p on 12/30/10.

Shane Vander Hart lives near Des Moines, IA and is the editor of Caffeinated Thoughts and Caffeinated Theology.  He is the Iowa Communications Director for American Principles Project and American Principles in Action.  He also provides a conservative perspective at The Des Moines Register as a contributor for their From The Right blog.  Feel free to follow him on Twitter or friend him on Facebook.