A politician, political leader, or political figure is someone who is involved in influencing public policy and decision making. This includes people who hold decision-making positions in government, and people who seek those positions, whether by means of election, inheritance, coup d'état, appointment, electoral fraud, conquest, divine right, or other means. Politics is not limited to governance through public office. Political offices may also be held in corporations, and other entities that are governed by self-defined political processes. Public choice theory involves the use of modern economic tools to study problems that are traditionally in the province of political science. In particular, it studies the behavior of voters, politicians, and government officials as ...
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Jay K - A Good Politician and Voter's Responsibility
The other day I was reading a blog on Women's empowerment.  All valid points, however, responsibility falls back on to the voters.  Voters have to take responsibility for electing good politician.Each one of us can come up with a list of attributes of a good politician.  Voters have to evaluate candidates against that list at the time or prior to voting, rather than, just voting for someone as they like their name, how they look, freebies (parties spend a lot of money at election more »
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Sparshi Priya and 3 more commented on the poll by Jia Sen
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