Bernie Sanders Tops With Time Magazine Readers

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) is the winner of the reader’s poll for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year.

The Democratic Socialist received 10.2 percent of the vote. In second place was Malala Yousafza, recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, with 5.2 percent. Pope Francis came in third with 3.7 percent of votes.

Sanders’ political rival, Hillary Clinton, received 1.4 percent and Republican presidential front-runner, Donald Trump, received 1.8 percent of votes.

TIME’s editors will announce their decision for Person of the Year on Wednesday.

In 2014, the magazine chose “The Ebola Fighters” as Time Person of the Year. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won the reader’s poll for Time Person of The Year in 2014.


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