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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||Appearance increases the effectiveness of INTERVIEW appearances.||8||2||18|
|Charisma||Charisma increases the effectiveness of SPEECHES and ADS.||15||8||30|
|Credibility||Credibility increases the effectiveness of your NEGATIVE ADS, and decreases the effects of NEGATIVE ADS your opponent makes.||16||20||50|
|Experience||Experience makes it easier to win ENDORSEMENTS by decreasing their POLITICAL CAPITAL cost.||6||6||6|
|Intelligence||Intelligence increases the responses available during an INTERVIEW.||5||5||5|
|Media Bias||This issue determines how much the press likes your candidate which can sway independent voters.||40||-10||12|
|Minority Appeal||Minority Appeal increases the amount of AWARENESS generated by Campaign HQs in areas with a large minority demographic.||60||5||35|
|Religious||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||New York||50||20||50|
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.
|Stamina||Stamina determines the amount of actions your candidate can make each turn.|
|Fundraising Ability||Determines how much money your candidate can make while fund raising.|
|Money||Determines initial funds.|