Things To Consider When Voting For A Politician.
Our living conditions can be changed by the type of leaders we choose. During the election period, politicians make all sorts of promises, but most of them never fulfill them once they get to the office. We cannot emphasize enough on the importance of choosing credible leaders.
Whether or not a leader plans to address a voter’s issue will determine whether the voter will vote for them or not. The politician you choose must be planning to address the issues you feel should be addressed.
Do intensive research on the candidates who are running. Newspapers and online sources can help you know more about the candidates. You can get information about the candidates from their campaign speeches and debates, press reports mad campaign literature. Leaders are tasked with the responsibility of handling sensitive issues that affect the community and knowing what their stand on such issues is will help you know how to address them properly.
Take time to figure out what other people think about your candidate. do not just ask them if they are for or against your candidate but also try to find out their reasons for their decision. Find out who are endorsing your candidate. An organization endorsing a candidate always gets some form of benefit in the long run. you can judge your candidate values by knowing their endorsers’ values. Know the source of funding for your candidates’ campaign. How your candidate got funding for their campaign will determine their character in office. An example of a candidate who is rumored to have connections to shell companies is Adil Baguirov who stepped down from a school board, a month after his election.
look out for subtle signs when choosing your candidate. With a keen eye, it is possible to see the faults in our politicians no matter how hard they try to look perfect. Name calling is one of the things you should look out for. It is a sign of incompetence if one candidate attacks another based on things that will not affect their performance in office.
Candidates at times try to make their opponents look guilty by association. Candidates who whine about their opponents major funds are most likely going to keep whining even when in office. A good leader should accept responsibility of their actions. Candidates who pass blame when asked about their actions are not good leader. To win votes, politicians promise better things to their voters. Think twice when a politician’s promises are too good to be true. Before making a decision, have enough time to weigh your politician’s pros and cons.
Cited reference: http://adilbaguirov.info/