Based on 366,187 votes cast in all categories over 10 days in early December 2004, here are the winners of the of The 2004 Weblog Awards:
Best Overall Blog - Powerline
Best New Blog (Established 2004) - Kerry Spot
Best Group Blog - The Volokh Conspiracy
Best Humor Blog - ScrappleFace
Best Liberal Blog - Matthew Yglesias
Best Conservative Blog - Captain's Quarters
Best Election Coverage - Real Clear Politics
Best Media/Journalist Blog - Best of the Web (Opinion Journal)
Best Tech Blog - Engadget
Best Culture Blog - a small victory
Best Sports Blog - Baseball Crank
Best Photo Blog - Chromasia
Best LGBT Blog - Boi from Troy
Best Military Blog - Blackfive
Best Online Community - Fark
Best Blog Design - Cold Fury
Best Essayist - Victor Davis Hanson
Best Canadian Blog - small dead animals
Best UK Blog - Belgravia Dispatch
Best European (Non UK) Blog - The Dissident Frogman
Best Asian Blog - Why are you worshipping the ground I blog on?
Best Middle East or Africa Blog - Iraq the Model
Best Australia or New Zealand Blog - Tim Blair
Best Latino, Caribbean, or South American Blog - Venezuela News
Ecosystem Based (View the TTLB Ecosystem)
Best of the Top 100 Blogs - Ace of Spades HQ
Best of the Top 100 - 250 Blogs - Patterico
Best of the Top 250-500 Blogs - Betsy's Page
Best of the Top 500 - 1000 Blogs - Oh, That Liberal Media
Best of the Top 1000 - 1750 Blogs - The Gleeson Bloglomerate
Best of the Top 1750 - 2500 Blogs - Just One Bite
Best of the Top 2500 - 3500 Blogs - The Moderate Voice
Best of the Top 3500 - 5000 Blogs - Marn's Big Adventure
Best of the Top 5000 - 6750 Blogs - No Oil for Pacifists
Best of the Rest of the Blogs (6750+) - Paratrooper's Blog
Congratulations to all the winners!!!
A full list of the voting results is available at the full poll archive.
Winners can expect an e-mail from me with their very own super cool individualized graphic. If you were a finalist in any category (listed in the voting polls) you can immortalize your achievement with a 2004 Weblog Awards finalist logo, courtesy of Suzy Rice.
Special thanks to all of the volunteers who helped get this monstrosity underway and keep it from crashing and burning throughout. Those folks are listed on the sidebar, and I thank each of them for their help!