Kardashian, elections among top Yahoo! searches of 2012

WASHINGTON – What did Internet users search for the most this year?

Elections, according to Yahoo!’s survey of its top searches in 2012.

Yahoo! officials say news rarely leads the list. The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and Michael Jackson’s death were the only two news-related searches that topped the list in the past 12 years.

Here’s what else people searched for in 2012:

2nd place: iPhone 5

3rd place: Kim Kardashian

4th place: Kate Upton

5th place: Kate Middleton

6th place: Whitney Houston

7th place: Olympics

8th place: Political Polls

9th place: Lindsay Lohan

10th place: Jennifer Lopez

(h/t Contactmusic.com)

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