Person Of The Year

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TIME Magazine readers – are there really some, still? – have voted Julian Assange Person of the Year. He got over twice the online votes as runner-up Recep Tayyip Ergodan of Turkey, followed by Lady Gaga and Messrs. Colbert and Stewart. Does this mean Assange gets out of jail now?

Online Poll: TIME Readers Vote on Top Ten People of the Year

1. Julian Assange

2. Recep Tayyip Ergodan

3. Lady Gaga

4. Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert

5. Glenn Beck

6. Barack Obama

7. Steve Jobs

8. The Chilean Miners

9. The Unemployed American

10. Mark Zuckerberg

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