The Ferguson protesters are leading TIME’s reader poll for Person of the Year.
Voting continues online through Dec. 6 and the results of the reader survey will be announced Dec. 8. TIME’s editors will announce the magazine’s pick for Person of the Year on Dec. 10.
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently in second place, followed by 18-year-old pro-democracy wunderkind and Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong.
President Obama is pulling in 2.3 percent of the vote, same as Beyonce.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has 1.4 percent, same as Hillary Clinton.
Secretary of State John Kerry and his onetime dinner companion Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are tied at 1.2 percent.
Kanye West has 0.1 percent more votes than Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and the Koch brothers are just behind TMZ founder Harvey Levin with 0.4 percent each.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is at the rock-bottom of the list with 0.3 percent.