Best Actor Drama, Jon Hamm, Mad Men, Damian Lewis, Homeland, Timothy Olyphant, Justified, Dustin Hoffman, Luck

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The countdown for Emmy nominations is on. Oh, it's on! If you are a crazy TV fan like us, you might have a lot of strong opinions of which of your favorite actors, actresses and television shows deserve to be recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a nomination. So what better way to show your loyalty than with a poll? Actually a series of polls so you can weigh in on all the deserving nominees!

Could Damian Lewis clinch a nomination after the first season of Homeland? Will Dustin Hoffman have more fortune than the short-lived Luck? Should the Academy just mail the statue to Bryan Cranston? Pick your favorite actor in a drama series now: 

We've made a megalist of drama actors in a leading role who we think are just the cat's pajamas. Have a look at our supergallery of the actors we think could, should or definitely won't be included in the highly exclusive list of six nominees come Emmy time. 

PHOTOS: 2012 Emmy Contenders: Lead Actor in a Drama

Here is your chance to vote for the lead actor in a drama who you think deserves an Emmy nomination. Choose wisely and may the best man win. 

2012 Emmy Contenders: Lead Actor in a Drama
Which lead actor should get an Emmy nomination?
5.2%
3.1%
6.2%
0.6%
6.4%
9.7%
0.9%
9.2%
4.3%
13.2%
17.7%
4.7%
2.3%
11.0%
1.9%
3.7%

Is your favorite actor an Emmy contender? Did we leave your favorite off the list? Is this catagory going to be a real horserace? Sound off in the comments!

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