Who will be FTB’s Person of the Year for 2017? Time to Vote!

Last year, as an alternative to Time Magazine naming then President-Elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year, we decided to invite our readers to select our recipient of the same title. Since Time really didn’t have a choice, given the amount of mainstream press he had received, we decided to encourage our readers to consider coverage in independent and activist media as well.

Even though Trump isn’t going to get the same honour this year from Time, why not continue the tradition we started in 2016? So, with that in mind, here is FTB’s Person of the Year for 2017 Poll!

We’re looking for the person or group of people (last year’s winner was the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe) who had the most important cultural impact in 2017, be it locally (here in Montreal or wherever else you live, but just know that most potential voters live in the 514) or globally.

We’ve added some choices already, but feel free to add your own (it does need to be an actual person or group of people, though). You have until December 15th to vote and we’ll announce the winner of December 18th. You can only vote for one choice but can change your vote up until the 15th.

Here’s the poll:

Who should be named FTB's Person of the Year for 2017?
  • Valérie Plante 27%, 6 votes
    6 votes 27%
    6 votes - 27% of all votes
  • Those who came forward wtih #METOO 27%, 6 votes
    6 votes 27%
    6 votes - 27% of all votes
  • Antifa 9%, 2 votes
    2 votes 9%
    2 votes - 9% of all votes
  • Colin Kaepernick 9%, 2 votes
    2 votes 9%
    2 votes - 9% of all votes
  • Jeremy Corbyn 9%, 2 votes
    2 votes 9%
    2 votes - 9% of all votes
  • Angela Merkel 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • Donald Trump 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • Emmanuel Macron 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • Niki Ashton 5%, 1 vote
    1 vote 5%
    1 vote - 5% of all votes
  • Robert Mueller 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Trevor Noah 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Danica Roem 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Catherine McKenna 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • The ACLU 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Stephen Colbert 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Carey Price 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Jagmeet Singh 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Ta Nehisi Coates 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
  • Justin Trudeau 0%, 0 votes
    0 votes
    0 votes - 0% of all votes
Total Votes: 22
November 25, 2017 - December 15, 2017
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