Culture The Most Important Qualities in Politicians  

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The most important qualities in politicians are listed here for your viewing, ranking, and voting pleasure. When one thinks of character traits that make a good politician, one thinks of things like integrity and optimism. It takes an intelligent, loyal, and likable person to win any election (whether on the local, state, or national level) let alone succeed as a president. Vote for the qualities of good politicians that you think are the most important.

From tact to charisma, possessing specific traits is critical when communicating with international leaders and constituents alike. That's why leadership qualities should include things like being a diplomatic person... characteristics like integrity and likability that help a person both campaign and lead a body of people. Undetermined politicians who do things based on party lines rather than based on their own morality and sense of independence belong in the category of negative characteristics for politicians.

This is a list that outlines the best qualities in a politician. Whether you consider yourself a political person or a completely neutral person, politician's actions directly affect you and your everyday life. Upvote the political characteristics you think are the most important! 
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592 106
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Honesty

2
513 82
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Intelligence

3
530 90
Integrity is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Integrity

4
366 71
Good Instincts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Good Instincts

5
349 72
Diplomacy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Diplomacy

6
324 64
Determined is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Determined

7
330 72
Listening Skills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Listening Skills

8
381 98
Morality is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Morality

9
285 60
Open Mind is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Open Mind

10
242 54
Loyalty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Loyalty

11
231 55
Passion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Passion

12
228 62
Patience is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Patience

13
241 71
Bravery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Bravery

14
220 68
Empathy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Empathy

15
214 65
Toughness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Toughness

16
161 49
Tirelessness is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tirelessness

17
197 74
Thoughtfulness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Thoughtfulness

18
192 80
Charisma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Charisma

19
169 66
Tact is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tact

20
179 78
Humor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Humor

21
154 67
Independence is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Independence

22
176 87
Optimism is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Optimism

23
151 85
Experience is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Experience

24
219 150
Not Insane Like Trump is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Not Insane Like Trump

25
143 93
Faithful is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Faithful

26
129 83
Likability is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Likability

27
122 81
Warmth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Warmth

28
27 15
Willing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Zira Cinder added Willing

29
8 2
Mental Acuity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
rosepen13 added Mental Acuity

30
5 3
Mental Acuity is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
rosepen13 added Mental Acuity

31
26 42
Polyglot is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Madghis Benkhalouf added Polyglot