Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller and Olympic track star Usain Bolt have made it to TIME Magazine's list of nominees for the world's most influential people for 2012.
Official voting ends this Friday, April 6 and the poll winner will be included in the TIME 100 issue. The list will be chosen by the magazine's editors and revealed on Tuesday, April 17. TIME Magazine has hailed the 66 year old Mrs. Simpson-Miller for her second stint as Jamaica's Prime Minister, her call for the island to sever ties with the British monarchy and the proposed review of the country's buggery laws.
As it relates to Usain Bolt, TIME has pointed to his achievements on the world stage. Among the more than 200 people included on the 2012 ballot are all of the US presidential candidates—Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul and President Barrack Obama.
Other notables are Rupert Murdoch, Lady Gaga, Ellen DeGeneres, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Adele and Meryl Streep.