Culture The Most Important Qualities in Politicians  

Ranker News
12.3k votes 1.8k voters 26.1k views 31 items

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! 
list ordered by

1
717 114
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Intelligence

2
702 111
Integrity is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Integrity

3
783 135
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Honesty

4
485 84
Diplomacy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Diplomacy

5
427 73
Determined is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Determined

6
474 90
Good Instincts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Good Instincts

7
433 83
Listening Skills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Listening Skills

8
383 73
Open Mind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Open Mind

9
481 117
Morality is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Morality

10
314 67
Passion is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Passion

11
317 70
Loyalty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Loyalty

12
307 74
Patience is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Patience

13
300 77
Empathy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Empathy

14
313 85
Bravery is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Bravery

15
285 77
Toughness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Toughness

16
281 86
Thoughtfulness is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Thoughtfulness

17
216 66
Tirelessness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tirelessness

18
263 95
Charisma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Charisma

19
227 79
Tact is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Tact

20
210 79
Independence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Independence

21
233 100
Optimism is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Optimism

22
225 100
Humor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Humor

23
43 3
Foresight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
bigblue1ca added Foresight

24
200 106
Experience is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Experience

25
176 97
Likability is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Important Qualities in Politicians
Likability