What qualities must a Knowledge Democrat candidate have?

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What qualities a Knowledge Democrat candidate must have?
What fault she/he shouldn't have?

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Choice Blog entries Votes for votes score
100 %The candidate shouldn't merely repeat talking points.0333
100 %The candidate should use every opportunity to educate the electorate on the issues.0333
100 %The candidate should have no financial ties to corporate interests.1 entry333
100 %The candidate should be a proponent of public financing of elections.0333
0 %The candidate should fully represent the left of the electorate.1 entry030

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