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Finally the voting has come to an end. Among the countless of influential people who have been nominated in TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World 2017, President Duterte tops the polls bringing him up to Number 1.

This is the first time for a long time that a Filipino personality became the number 1 from among the rest of 100 most influential individuals. They can be politicians, engineers, scientists, artists, musicians, businessmen, computer wizard, among others, Duterte is now number 1.

Here is TIME’s report some hours ago as of writing after the final voting has ended.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won the 2017 TIME 100 poll after consistently leading the survey, which asked readers who should be included on this year’s TIME 100 — an annual list of the world’s most influential people.

Closely following Duterte in the TIME 100 poll were Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Pope Francis, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg — all of whom received 3% of the total “yes” votes.

U.S. Bernie Sanders won the reader poll in 2016 while Russian President Vladimir Putin took the lead in 2015.The official TIME 100 list, which is selected by TIME’s editors, will be announced on April 20.

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{Source: TIME Magazine}


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