Ralph Benko, author of the widely touted "The Webster's Dictionary: How to Use the Web to Transform the World" and a regular oped contributor on political strategy topics to The Washington Examiner, has been nominated for the Top 10 Who are Changing the World of Internet and Politics.

Erick Erickson, founder of RedState.com, CNN political analyst, and friend of The Washington Examiner, is also among the nominees.

The Top 10 is co-sponsored by PoliticsOnline and World eDemocracy Forum. Past winners have included President Obama's 2008 online presidential campaign, MyBarackObama.com, David Kralik of American Solutions for Winning the Future for the "Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less" online petition drive, and Peter Greenberger, manager of political advertising for Google.

For more information on Benko, Erickson and the remaining nominees, go here.