2019 The Most Important Politicians Of 2019  

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List Rules Politicians who have significantly affected both global and US life and politics in 2019.

Voting is an integral part of any democracy. And now, you have the power to vote for the individuals you believe to be the most important politicians of 2019. 

The following politicians from around the globe impacted the world in a big way. Some have brought their people together while others have created divisions that could take decades to repair. Your rankings will show which political figures in 2019 you believe impacted their countries and the world at large the most. Whether that impact was good or bad is open to interpretation in many cases, but we want to know what you think. From famous (or infamous) American politicians to popular international political figures, these individuals are the most important politicians of 2019

While there are numerous famous American politicians in 2019 we are all familiar with, other world leaders are just as important. Angela Merkel transformed Germany's politics when she was elected to office in 2005 and helped the country thrive when the rest of the world suffered from an economic downturn, and she's showing no signs of stopping. Justin Trudeau, as the prime minister of Canada, lowered taxes for the middle class and provided more leave time for Canadians who wanted to look after ill family members. In this list, who do you think are the most important politicians. Feel free to add any polliticians you think have been highly influential in 2019. 

 

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Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television ...more

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29 19
Mike Pence is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Governor, Member of Congress
Michael Richard Pence (born June 7, 1959) is an American politician and lawyer serving as the 48th and current Vice President of the United States, since January 20, 2017. He previously was the ...more

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30 24
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Speaker, Member of Congress
Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi is the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives and served as the 60th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 2007 to ...more

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27 21
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Senator
Elizabeth Ann Warren is an American academic and politician who is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. She was previously a Harvard Law ...more

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23 17
Mitch McConnell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Senator
Addison Mitchell "Mitch" McConnell, Jr. is the senior United States Senator from Kentucky. A member of the Republican Party, he has been the Majority Leader of the Senate since January ...more

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22 17
Benjamin Netanyahu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Prime minister, Minister, Finance minister
Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu is the current Prime Minister of Israel. He also currently serves as a member of the Knesset, Chairman of the Likud party and Minister of Public Diplomacy and ...more

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20 15
Rick Scott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Governor
Richard "Rick" Lynn Scott is an American businessman and politician who has been the 45th Governor of Florida since 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. Born in Bloomington, ...more

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24 20
Theresa May is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Member of Parliament
Theresa Mary May PC is a British Conservative politician, and the current UK Home Secretary. May was first elected to Parliament in 1997 as Member of Parliament for Maidenhead. She went on to be ...more

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19 15
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Senator
Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz is the junior United States Senator from Texas. Elected in 2012 as a Republican, he is the first Hispanic or Cuban American to serve as a U.S. Senator from ...more

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16 12
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Senator
Randal Howard "Rand" Paul is an American physician and politician from Kentucky. In office since 2011, Paul currently serves in the United States Senate as a member of the Republican ...more

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26 23
Kamala Harris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Attorney general
Kamala Devi Harris is an American attorney, politician and member of the Democratic Party who has been the 32nd and current Attorney General of California since 2011. Harris graduated from ...more

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11 7
William F. Weld is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
NextPres2 added Governor
William Floyd Weld is an American attorney, businessman and Republican politician from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Weld, a moderate Republican, served as the United States Attorney for ...more

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14 11
Bill English is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Member of Parliament, Deputy prime minister
Simon William "Bill" English is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of New Zealand, in office since 2008. English entered parliament in 1990 as a National Party MP ...more

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23 21
Angela Merkel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Minister, Chancellor
Angela Merkel is the current Chancellor of Germany and the head of the political party CDU in Germany. In addition to being the first female German Chanchellor, she is also considered by Forbes ...more

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16 14
Kirsten Gillibrand is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
State Senator, Member of Congress, Senator
Kirsten Elizabeth Rutnik Gillibrand is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New York, in office since 2009. Previously, she served in the United States House of ...more

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14 12
Kevin McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Member of Congress, Party leaders of the United States House of Representatives
Kevin Owen McCarthy is the House Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Representative for California's 23rd District. A Republican, he was formerly Chairman ...more

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11 9
John Delaney is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
NextPres2 added Presidential candidate
John Kevin Delaney (born April 16, 1963) is an American politician and businessman who is running for President of the United States in 2020. He was the United States Representative for ...more

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7 5
Peter Buttigieg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
NextPres2 added Mayor
Pete Buttigieg is an American politician who is the current and 32nd Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. A member of the Democratic Party, Buttigieg has been serving as mayor since January 1, 2012. ...more

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12 11
Cory Booker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Maggie Clancy added Mayor, Senator
Cory Anthony Booker is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New Jersey, in office since 2013. Previously he served as Mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013. Booker was ...more

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15 15
Tammy Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Member of Congress, Senator
Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin is the junior United States Senator from Wisconsin and a member of the Democratic Party. She previously served as the U.S. Representative from Wisconsin's 2nd ...more

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8 8
Amy Klobuchar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
NextPres2 added Senator
Amy Jean Klobuchar is the senior United States Senator from Minnesota. She is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, an affiliate of the Democratic Party. She is the first ...more

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14 15
Kyrsten Sinema is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Member of Congress
Kyrsten Sinema is an American politician and the U.S. Representative from Arizona's 9th congressional district, first elected in 2012. A member of the Democratic Party, prior to being elected ...more

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13 14
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Governor, Attorney general
Andrew Mark Cuomo is an American politician who is the 56th and current Governor of New York. A member of the Democratic Party, Cuomo was elected in 2010, holding the same position his father, ...more

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12 13
Marco Rubio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Senator
Marco Antonio Rubio is the junior United States Senator from Florida, serving since January 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of ...more

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12 13
Lindsey Graham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Important Politicians Of 2019
Member of Congress, Senator
Lindsey Olin Graham is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who serves as the senior United States Senator from South Carolina, in office since 2003. Born in Central, South ...more