Characteristics

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Characteristics are an abstraction of the candidates' various traits, personality quirks, etc.

Traits[edit | edit source]

Name Image Effect Democrat voter importance Republican voter importance Independent voter importance
Appearance Stat Comeliness.png Appearance increases the effectiveness of INTERVIEW appearances. 8 2 18
Charisma Stat Charisma.png Charisma increases the effectiveness of SPEECHES and ADS. 15 8 30
Credibility Stat Credibility.png Credibility increases the effectiveness of your NEGATIVE ADS, and decreases the effects of NEGATIVE ADS your opponent makes. 16 20 50
Experience Stat Experience.png Experience makes it easier to win ENDORSEMENTS by decreasing their POLITICAL CAPITAL cost. 6 6 6
Intelligence Stat Intel.png Intelligence increases the responses available during an INTERVIEW. 5 5 5
Media Bias Stat MediaBias.png This issue determines how much the press likes your candidate which can sway independent voters. 40 -10 12
Minority Appeal Stat MinorityAppeal.png Minority Appeal increases the amount of AWARENESS generated by Campaign HQs in areas with a large minority demographic. 60 5 35
Religious Stat Religious.png Religious Appeal increases the amount of AWARENESS generated by Campaign HQs in areas with a large religious demographic. 4 9 6

Special state-specific effects[edit | edit source]

Name Image State Democrat voter importance Republican voter importance Independent voter importance
Media Bias Stat MediaBias.png California 40 40 50
Media Bias Stat MediaBias.png New York 50 20 50
Religious Stat Religious.png Alabama 10 15 12
Religious Stat Religious.png Alaska 5 9 6
Religious Stat Religious.png Kentucky 8 12 9

Campaign characteristics[edit | edit source]

  • Although presented together with traits, these characteristics directly affect the effectiveness of a candidate's campaign and play an active part in it.
Name Image Effect
Stamina Stat Stamina.png Stamina determines the amount of actions your candidate can make each turn.
Fundraising Ability Stat FundRaising.png Determines how much money your candidate can make while fund raising.
Money Stat Money.png Determines initial funds.