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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576 93
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Intelligence

2
654 121
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Honesty

3
580 100
Integrity is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Integrity

4
404 80
Good Instincts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Good Instincts

5
380 75
Diplomacy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Diplomacy

6
355 68
Determined is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Determined

7
358 75
Listening Skills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Listening Skills

8
410 101
Morality is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Morality

9
313 62
Open Mind is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Open Mind

10
264 62
Loyalty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Loyalty

11
257 60
Passion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Passion

12
257 64
Patience is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Patience

13
252 70
Empathy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Empathy

14
263 78
Bravery is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Bravery

15
236 70
Toughness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Toughness

16
226 78
Thoughtfulness is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Thoughtfulness

17
180 58
Tirelessness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tirelessness

18
220 87
Charisma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Charisma

19
190 70
Tact is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tact

20
177 68
Independence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Independence

21
194 87
Humor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Humor

22
197 92
Optimism is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Optimism

23
170 93
Experience is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Experience

24
249 168
Not Insane Like Trump is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Not Insane Like Trump

25
149 89
Likability is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Likability

26
158 104
Faithful is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Faithful

27
135 85
Warmth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Warmth

28
42 24
Willing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Zira Cinder added Willing

29
21 5
Mental Acuity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
rosepen13 added Mental Acuity

30
15 5
Mental Acuity is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
rosepen13 added Mental Acuity

31
10 2
Foresight is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
bigblue1ca added Foresight

32
33 49
Polyglot is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Madghis Benkhalouf added Polyglot