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Last Modified: 23 Jan 2008
By: Channel 4 News
The Countryside Alliance has been named the winner of the Channel 4 News award for the Most Inspiring Political Figure of the Last Decade.
The votes are in and the results counted. Thousands of you took part by phone and e-mail to vote for the Channel 4 News Political Award for most inspiring political figure or figures of the past decade. And from the shortlist - the results, in reverse order:
In sixth place - Iain Paisley and Martin McGuiness - the two men who now run Northern Ireland.
Just ahead at number five is the London Mayor Ken Livingstone.
Prime minister for ten years - but Tony Blair only came fourth in our vote.
While in third place - Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond.
But ahead of the rest was a straight fight between supporters of two causes
And in second place : everyone who marched to protest against the Iraq war.
But the winner - voted the most inspiring political figure of the decade - was The Countryside Alliance - for its campaigns against the fox hunting ban and its defence of rural life.
The award - voted for by Channel 4 News viewers - will be announced by Jon Snow during the annual Channel 4 Political Awards ceremony which takes place this evening and is now in its 10th year.
Last year Channel 4 News viewers voted peace campaigner Brian Haw as winner of The Most Inspiring Political Figure award.
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