Sen. Bernie SandersBernie Sanders5 challenges for new DNC chairman Tom Perez Perez and Ellison an unlikely duo to help Democrats start winning New DNC chair Perez will attend Trump's speech as former rival's guest MORE (I-Vt.) currently leads online polling for Time magazine's 2015 Person of the Year, with less than two weeks to go before voting ends.
The magazine's editors pick the Person of the Year, though anyone can weigh in online.
Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai is the current runner-up at 4.8 percent, followed by global luminaries Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pope Francis and President Obama.
Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFive things to watch for in Trump’s address George W. Bush: 'I don’t like the racism’ Trump budget may cut State dept. anti-Semitism positions: report MORE, the celebrity businessman-turned Republican presidential candidate who has led polls of the GOP field since June, falls just outside the top 10 in the poll with 2.3 percent of the vote.
Trump, who like Sanders has enjoyed an active online following, has challenged the magazine to make him its Person of the Year, but suggested Time's staff couldn't bring themselves to do it.
Democratic rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham Clinton5 challenges for new DNC chairman Tom Perez New DNC chair Perez will attend Trump's speech as former rival's guest Dem questions FBI chief's commitment to Russia review MORE currently takes 1.3 percent, while GOP contenders Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioRubio moves to name street outside Russian embassy after slain opposition leader THE MEMO: Trump takes the fight to Congress Rubio says town halls designed for people to 'heckle and scream' MORE (R-Fla.) and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson are at 1.1 percent and 1 percent, respectively.
View the current tally of votes here. The Person of the Year will be named Dec. 9.