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Bernie Sanders wins Time reader poll of 100 most influential people

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American Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders won the TIME 100 reader poll with 3 percent of the vote, ahead of Hilary Clinton who was 25th with 1 per cent of the vote.TIME’s editors ultimately choose the TIME 100, which will be announced on April 21.

  • Bernie had finished with 3.3% of the total votes on the poll, edging out the South Korean boy band Big Bang’s 2.9%, Burmese leader Aung San SuuKyi’s 2.2%, and President Obama’s 2%.

Bernie Sanders wins Time reader poll of 100 most influential people

Top 10 Influenced people

Rank Name of the Candidate
1 Bernie Sanders
2 Big Bang’s
3 Aung San SuuKyi’
4 Barak Hussian Obama
5 MalalaYousafzai
6 Lady Gaga
7 Taylor Swift
8 Michelle Obama
9 Pope Francis
10 Leonardo Dicaprio

Pakistani activist MalalaYousafzai, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Michelle Obama, Pope Francis and Leonardo DiCaprio round out the top 10. Clinton, Sanders’ opponent for the Democratic nomination, finished with 1% of the yes votes.

Indian Influence in the Top 100:

  • PM Narendra Modi, Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra and Tennis great Sania Mirza and are also among the probable contenders named by the magazine for its annual list.
  • In the poll, PM has got 0.7 per cent of the yes votes while Mirza got 0.5 per cent and Chopra 0.8 per cent.
  • However India-born Search giant Google CEO Sundar Pichai got 0.8 per cent votes while Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella got 0.6 per cent votes.