The Most Famous Liberal: Highlighting an Influential Political Figure

Choose the liberal you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Feb 19, 2024 07:11
Welcome to StrawPoll's most riveting ranking yet! We're on a mission to determine who the most famous liberal is, and we need your help to settle this debate once and for all. We've compiled a star-studded list of influential liberals from different walks of life, including politicians, activists, and celebrities, who have made an impact and left their mark on the world. But who will reign supreme? That's where you come in! Cast your vote for your favorite liberal icon or suggest an unsung hero who deserves recognition. Don't miss this chance to make your voice heard and join the thrilling race to crown the ultimate liberal champion. Click through to our ranking and let the battle begin!

Who Is the Most Famous Liberal?

  1. 1

    Barack Obama

    Barack Obama
    Former President of the United States and prominent liberal figure.
    Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States serving from 2009 to 2017. He is widely regarded as one of the most beloved Presidents in recent history. Obama's presidency was marked by his charismatic leadership style, focus on social and economic reforms, and efforts to promote international cooperation.
    • Presidency Number: 44
    • Term: 2009-2017
    • Leadership Style: Charismatic
    • Domestic Focus: Social and Economic Reforms
    • International Focus: Promoting International Cooperation
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  2. 2
    Democratic Senator from Massachusetts known for her progressive policies and advocacy for consumer protection.
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  3. 3
    Bernie Sanders
    United States Congress · Public domain
    Former Democratic presidential candidate and Senator from Vermont known for his democratic socialist policies.
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  4. 4
    Democratic Congresswoman from New York known for her progressive policies and advocacy for the Green New Deal.
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in other rankings
  5. 5
    Former Supreme Court Justice known for her liberal dissents and advocacy for women's rights.
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She was known for her intellect, groundbreaking legal decisions, and being a champion of gender equality. Throughout her life and career, she became an iconic and influential figure in American law and politics.
    • Birthdate: March 15, 1933
    • Deathdate: September 18, 2020
    • Position: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
    • Appointed by: President Bill Clinton
    • Service years: 1993 - 2020
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    Kamala Harris
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    Vice President of the United States and former Democratic Senator from California known for her progressive policies and advocacy for criminal justice reform.
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    Former President of the United States known for his liberal policies on healthcare, education, and the environment.
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    Al Gore

    Al Gore
    Former Vice President of the United States and prominent environmental activist known for his advocacy for climate change awareness.
    Al Gore is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. He is best known for his efforts to combat climate change and promote environmental sustainability.
    • Political Career: Served as Vice President from 1993-2001
    • Environmentalism: Advocate for climate change awareness and sustainability
    • Climate Reality Project: Founder of an organization focused on educating and mobilizing action on climate change
    • Author: Wrote several books, including 'An Inconvenient Truth'
    • Nobel Peace Prize: Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for his environmental activism
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    Nancy Pelosi
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    Democratic Congresswoman from California and Speaker of the House known for her liberal policies on healthcare and social issues.
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Former President of the United States known for his New Deal policies that aimed to combat the Great Depression and promote social welfare.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (also known as FDR) was the 32nd President of the United States, serving from 1933 until his death in 1945. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest presidents in American history, leading the country through both the Great Depression and World War II. FDR's presidency was defined by his New Deal policies, which aimed to combat economic inequality and stimulate the nation's economy. He implemented numerous reforms, including the establishment of Social Security and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
    • Presidency: 32nd President of the United States
    • Term: March 4, 1933 - April 12, 1945
    • Political Party: Democratic Party
    • New Deal: Implemented various economic reforms and social programs
    • Social Security: Established the Social Security system in the United States
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Ranking factors for famous liberal

  1. Political accomplishments
    This includes their track record of political achievements and their impact on liberal ideology.
  2. Popularity
    The degree to which they are well-known and well-liked by the general public.
  3. Influence
    Their ability to shape and influence public opinion and policy, as well as their ability to mobilize support behind liberal causes.
  4. Activism and advocacy
    Their demonstrated commitment to liberal causes and activism, as well as their ability to drive progress and social change.
  5. Media coverage
    The amount and type of media coverage they have received, as well as their ability to effectively communicate their ideas and values through the media.
  6. Intellectual contribution
    their writings, speeches, and intellectual contributions to liberalism.
  7. Endorsements
    The support they receive from prominent figures in liberal-leanings.

About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous liberal. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or liberal is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!


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A participant may cast an up or down vote for each liberal once every 24 hours. The rank of each liberal is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous liberal

As political ideologies continue to shape our world, liberals have become a prominent group with their own set of beliefs and values. The term "liberal" has a long history, tracing back to the Enlightenment era in Europe. Today, liberals are known for their progressive views on issues such as social justice, civil rights, and economic equality. In the United States, notable liberal figures include politicians like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, as well as celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres. With so many influential liberals out there, it can be difficult to determine who is the most famous. However, through online polls and rankings, we can gain insight into who stands out as a prominent figure in the liberal community.

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