Traits of a Leader

Whether a candidate is running for City Council, Mayor, State Legislature, Governor, Congress or President there are some traits or qualifications we look for as a society.  As Whigs, what are the traits that you look for in a candidate for any of these offices?

What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?


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  • jules rensch
    answered 2018-01-24 08:59:18 -0500
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • Rick Miller
    answered 2018-01-22 23:29:38 -0500
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • Ethan Ferbel
    answered 2018-01-08 18:47:17 -0500
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • Chris Bartone
    answered 2017-12-17 10:00:07 -0500
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • Loren Davis
    answered 2017-12-15 13:29:08 -0500
    Q: Please explain your answer here.
    A: First of all of the choices provided Integrity was the closest. I actually think Thoughtfulness and Rationality would be characteristics I would choose first.
  • Loren Davis
    answered 2017-12-15 13:24:59 -0500
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • Henderson Kearns
    answered 2017-12-14 18:02:37 -0500
    Q: Please explain your answer here.
    A: All the other traits could be argued as being important, but none of them matter without integrity because the talents & expertise of other traits are rendered void if one can be corrupted & swayed from the right course of action.
  • Henderson Kearns
    answered 2017-12-14 17:59:49 -0500
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • Matthew Nickels
    answered 2017-12-11 10:13:25 -0500
    Q: Please explain your answer here.
    A: I believe every decision we make has a financial impact and that impact is amplified by the mantle of power worn by our elected officials. We should weigh our decisions to make peace and to wage war, against the financial implications those decisions have on our economy.
  • Matthew Nickels
    answered 2017-12-11 10:11:21 -0500
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Economics background
  • Geoffrey Leavitt
    answered 2017-11-12 18:05:37 -0500
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • David Burrows
    answered 2017-10-26 11:53:01 -0400
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
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  • William Taylor
    answered 2017-10-06 17:05:27 -0400
    Q: Please explain your answer here.
    A: Even though Trump is a narcissistic SOB being an outsider has allowed him to seek alternative ways of getting what the people want.
  • William Taylor
    answered 2017-10-06 17:02:47 -0400
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Outsider
  • Clementina Reynolds
    answered 2017-10-05 13:23:45 -0400
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Military background
  • James Hazen
    answered 2017-10-02 03:55:19 -0400
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • Pete Cautentale
    answered 2017-10-01 07:47:40 -0400
    Q: Please explain your answer here.
    A: A leaders can excel with any of the other trait but if he lacks integrity or even bare a degraded form it is possible that when faced with a ethical/morally sensitive choice his/her decision may be self servicing because their compass does not point true north
  • Pete Cautentale
    answered 2017-10-01 07:44:04 -0400
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • Robert Chizmadia
    answered 2017-09-28 10:12:58 -0400
    Q: Please explain your answer here.
    A: Because we need honestly, we need people who will tell us exactly what they are doing and ones that stick with their promises and values.
  • Robert Chizmadia
    answered 2017-09-28 10:12:16 -0400
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Integrity
  • Isaac Hernandez
    answered 2017-09-21 13:19:43 -0400
    Q: Please explain your answer here.
    A: Our leader should be able to listen to all sides, and negotiate a compromise that benefits everyone. Not only one side or the other.
  • Isaac Hernandez
    answered 2017-09-21 13:18:26 -0400
    Q: What trait is most important to you for an elected leader, such as a mayor, governor and president?
    A: Negotiator