Assange trumps Trump in vot­ing

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WIK­ILEAKS founder Ju­lian Assange is lead­ing a poll to find mag­a­zine’s per­son of the year.

He is ahead of U.S. Pres­i­dent-elect Don­ald Trump in the read­ers’ on­line vote for this year’s award with 12 per cent of the vote com­pared with Trump’s 11 per cent.

se­lects the per­son who has, for bet­ter or worse, made the great­est im­pact on the world in the past year.

The mag­a­zine’s ed­i­tors make the fi­nal se­lec­tion but the poll _ which ends in two weeks – is a way for read­ers to voice their opin­ions.

Assange (above) has lived in the Ecuado­rian em­bassy in Lon­don for more than four years and has been granted po­lit­i­cal asy­lum by Ecuador.

He faces sex al­le­ga­tions in Swe­den.

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