While TIME’s editors will choose the TIME 100 — our annual list of the most influential people in the world — we want readers to have a say too. Cast your vote here for the people who you think have changed the world this past year, for better or worse. [Did they say that to save face in case Putin wins? – KR]
Ready to cast your vote? Comment on any TIME Facebook post that includes #TIME100, tweet your vote using #TIME100 or head over toTime.com’s TIME 100 voting hub, where Pinnion’s technology is recording, visualizing and analyzing results as they are received. Votes from Twitter, Facebook and Time.com’s voting hub are pooled together to create the totals displayed on the site.
Voting closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on April 10, and the winner of our reader poll will be announced April 13. This year’s official TIME 100 list will be announced April 16.
KR: Although Time has cushioned itself against a Putin’s win, by saying: “who changed the world for better or worse”, Putin’s victory could still be a telling achievement.