Politics Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?  

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List Rules Characters from current shows only. Must be an American character over the age of 35 and living in current times.

If only we could elect a fictional character as president. As business tycoons and professional politician types attempt to make their way to America's top political office, many Americans are left wondering, “Where are my people? Where are the candidates that I could actually get behind?” Here’s a list of fictional characters who have what it takes to serve as Commander in Chief of the United States. Note that all these characters are on current shows and would actually qualify for office. They are all American citizens, at least 35 years old, and live in current times. So although a guy like Jon Snow from Game of Thrones seems to have all the proper qualities of a great American leader, he doesn’t actually fit the parameters.

So what makes a great president anyway? The potential contenders do not have to be political TV characters. However, they must display excellent leadership qualities, with the ability to not only drive a team to success, but to do it with the needs of American citizens in mind.

Imagine Dana Scully (The X-Files), Alicia Florrick (The Good Wife), or Saul Berenson (Homeland) in office. They would be on any list of TV characters who could be president. Although they are flawed (aren’t we all?), they are also hyper-intelligent, honest, brave, hard-working, and have the ability to lead even in the most difficult times.

Be sure to do your part and vote up which fictional politicians and current TV characters you think would make a great choice for president.

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Lexa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Aeon added Lexa Kadosh

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Clarke Walters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Clarke Walters The 100

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Tom Kirkman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Walter Mulder added Tom Kirkman Designated Survivor - Put in office suddenly without any preparation.  On his first day he already handled a domestec crisis in Michigan nand an Internationla crisis with, who else, Iran.  And very well I might add. Even though he would be ...

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Dana Scully is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Dana Scully The X-Files, The X Files 2, The X-Files

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Miranda Bailey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Miranda Bailey Grey's Anatomy, Grey's Anatomy

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Henry McCord is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
MadamSecretary_fan added Henry McCord Madam Secretary

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Professor Annalise Keating is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Professor Annalise Keating How to Get Away with Murder

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Olivia Benson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

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Selina Meyer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?

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James Gordon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
James Gordon Batman: The Animated Series, Batman, Gotham

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David Rossi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
David Rossi Criminal Minds

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Sheldon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Sheldon Cooper The Big Bang Theory

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Amy Farrah Fowler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Amy Farrah Fowler The Big Bang Theory

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Elizabeth McCord is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Elizabeth McCord Madam Secretary

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Olivia Pope is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Olivia Pope Scandal

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Rick Grimes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Rick Grimes The Walking Dead

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Glenn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Glenn The Walking Dead

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Marge Simpson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Marge Simpson The Simpsons, Do the Bartman, Stand Up to Cancer

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Claire Underwood is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Claire Underwood House of Cards

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Claire Dunphy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Claire Dunphy Modern Family

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Leroy Jethro Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Leroy Jethro Gibbs NCIS, NCIS

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Frank Reagan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Frank Reagan Blue Bloods

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Lois Griffin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Lois Griffin Family Guy, Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, It's a Trap!

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Leonard Hofstadter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Leonard Hofstadter The Big Bang Theory

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Francine Smith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Francine Smith American Dad!

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Stan Smith is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Stan Smith American Dad!, Inside the CIA

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Francis Underwood is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Francis Underwood House of Cards

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Howard Wolowitz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Howard Wolowitz The Big Bang Theory

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Richard Webber is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Richard Webber Grey's Anatomy, Grey's Anatomy

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Saul Goodman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Saul Goodman Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul

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Sarah Connor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Sarah Connor Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Terminator: Genesis, Terminator Salvation

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Seeley Booth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Seeley Booth Bones

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Leslie Winkle is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Leslie Winkle The Big Bang Theory

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Saul Berenson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Saul Berenson Homeland

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Alicia Florrick is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Alicia Florrick The Good Wife

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Homer Simpson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Homer Simpson The Simpsons, Stand Up to Cancer, Do the Bartman

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Raymond 'Red' Reddington is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Raymond 'Red' Reddington The Blacklist

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Mindy Lahiri is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Mindy Lahiri The Mindy Project

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Stuart Bloom is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Stuart Bloom The Big Bang Theory

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Walter O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Walter O'Brien Scorpion

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Carter Pewterschmidt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Carter Pewterschmidt Family Guy, Family Guy Universe

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Barbara Pewterschmidt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
ColinBoddy added Barbara Pewterschmidt Family Guy, Family Guy Universe

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Eli Gold is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Eli Gold The Good Wife

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Meredith Grey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Meredith Grey Grey's Anatomy, Grey's Anatomy

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Erin Reagan-Boyle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Erin Reagan-Boyle Blue Bloods

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Brian Finch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Brian Finch

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Beverly is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
StephenAlgie added Beverly The Goldbergs

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Kevin Garvey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Which Current TV Character Would Be the Best Choice for President?
Kevin Garvey The Leftovers