The Year's Best Government on Twitter

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Government Shorty Award Winner

As determined by the Real-Time Academy.

Winner

Cory Booker

Cory Booker

Mayor of Newark, New Jersey

Government Shorty Award Leaders

21st

Florida State Parks

Florida State Parks

Florida’s 160 state parks. Prices you can afford, experiences you can’t afford to miss.
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22nd

23rd

Thaddeus McCotter

Thaddeus McCotter

U.S. Rep. for Michigan's 11th District; Financial Services Committee member; U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson's erstwhile guitar player; & ugly sweater maven.
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24th

Sanctuaries (NOAA)

Sanctuaries (NOAA)

Today’s National Marine Sanctuary System is a network of special places preserving and protecting our ocean and great lakes.
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25th

Dilma Rousseff

Dilma Rousseff

Twitter pessoal de Dilma Rousseff, presidente eleita do Brasil
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26th

Ray LaHood

Ray LaHood

The official Twitter page of the US Secretary of Transportation
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27th

NYC Parks & Rec.

NYC Parks & Rec.

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation is the agency responsible for NYC's public parks and recreational spaces.
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28th

UK Prime Minister

UK Prime Minister

The official twitter channel for the Prime Minister's Office based at 10 Downing Street.
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29th

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan Actress Designer Musician Director/Writer/Producer Artist of many things.. :)
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30th

Adriel Hampton

Adriel Hampton

Investigator, instigator, activator. Progressive. Founder of @Gov20Radio. Also @citycampSF @open_sf @citizensuite. Own views here. Cell 925-895-3744.
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31st

John Boehner

John Boehner

I represent Ohio's 8th Congressional District and serve as Speaker of the House; am fighting for a smaller, more accountable government.
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31st
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31st
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Foreign Office (FCO)

Foreign Office (FCO)

Latest news from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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33rd

Brian

Brian

im just want more people to talk to and news updates and stuff
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34th

Leigh

Leigh

Recently been elected Mayor of Sunset Valley. Dag Dag!
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34th
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35th

35th
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Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords

Serving Arizona's 8th District in the United States Congress.
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35th
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