Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOPINION | Shailene Woodley: US should run on renewable energy by 2050 Gore: Progressive ideas 'gaining ground' among Democrats The Hill's 12:30 Report 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.

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The Democratic presidential candidate, a self-described democratic socialist, leads among the magazine's readers with 11.2 percent of the overall vote in the survey.

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 TrumpHow Florida explains our polarized politics Dem senator: Pardoning targets of Russia probe would be 'crossing a fundamental line' Trump lawyers looking into special counsel's potential conflicts of interest: reports 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 ClintonMaxine Waters is joking about 2020 — but not about Trump How Florida explains our polarized politics Dem senator: Pardoning targets of Russia probe would be 'crossing a fundamental line' MORE currently takes 1.3 percent, while GOP contenders Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioBush ethics lawyer: Congress must tell Trump not to fire Mueller The private alternative to the National Flood Insurance Program  Cruz offers bill to weaken labor board's power 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.