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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605 97
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Intelligence

2
611 101
Integrity is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Integrity

3
684 123
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Honesty

4
428 81
Good Instincts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Good Instincts

5
402 76
Diplomacy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Diplomacy

6
372 69
Determined is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Determined

7
378 78
Listening Skills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Listening Skills

8
432 104
Morality is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Morality

9
327 65
Open Mind is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Open Mind

10
279 62
Loyalty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Loyalty

11
269 61
Passion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Passion

12
269 65
Patience is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Patience

13
266 71
Empathy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Empathy

14
276 80
Bravery is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Bravery

15
251 72
Toughness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Toughness

16
240 79
Thoughtfulness is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Thoughtfulness

17
191 60
Tirelessness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tirelessness

18
231 89
Charisma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Charisma

19
201 74
Tact is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tact

20
186 71
Independence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Independence

21
204 89
Humor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Humor

22
206 94
Optimism is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Optimism

23
181 95
Experience is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Experience

24
265 180
Not Insane Like Trump is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Not Insane Like Trump

25
156 93
Likability is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Likability

26
166 107
Faithful is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Faithful

27
142 89
Warmth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Warmth

28
49 26
Willing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Zira Cinder added Willing

29
27 6
Mental Acuity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
rosepen13 added Mental Acuity

30
18 2
Foresight is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
bigblue1ca added Foresight

31
36 52
Polyglot is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Madghis Benkhalouf added Polyglot