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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655 103
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Intelligence

2
649 105
Integrity is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Integrity

3
727 128
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Honesty

4
438 79
Diplomacy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Diplomacy

5
450 85
Good Instincts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Good Instincts

6
400 69
Determined is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Determined

7
405 80
Listening Skills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Listening Skills

8
455 110
Morality is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Morality

9
354 68
Open Mind is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Open Mind

10
298 64
Loyalty is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Loyalty

11
292 62
Passion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Passion

12
289 70
Patience is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Patience

13
283 73
Empathy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Empathy

14
296 83
Bravery is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Bravery

15
269 74
Toughness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Toughness

16
259 83
Thoughtfulness is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Thoughtfulness

17
205 63
Tirelessness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tirelessness

18
249 91
Charisma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Charisma

19
216 77
Tact is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tact

20
203 75
Independence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Independence

21
216 93
Humor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Humor

22
219 97
Optimism is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Optimism

23
194 99
Experience is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Experience

24
31 2
Foresight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
bigblue1ca added Foresight

25
167 96
Likability is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Likability