PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES







INTRODUCTION
Character generation, Debate, and Voting. 

DISCLAIMER
This game is dated for the political reality of 2007-8. 

CANDIDATES
In the Basic game, Players create 6 Presidential Candidates. 
Each candidate has 10 Traits and 20 Stances. 

CANDIDATE TRAITS
Name
Party
Sex
Age
Race
Religion
Political Service
Military Service
Skeletons
Presence

CANDIDATE STANCES
Iraq Pullout
New Orleans Rebuilding
Abortion
Same-Sex Marriages
Prayer in School
Stem Cell Research
Affirmative Action
Death Penalty
Euthanasia
Socialized Medicine
Gun Control
Energy Policy
Social Security Benefits
Immigration
War on Terror & Civil Liberties
Torture
The War on Drugs
Greenhouse Gasses
School Vouchers
Bilingualism


NAME
Name a Candidate after all other traits and stances are determined. 

PARTY
Pick party affiliation or roll 1D10: 
1-4	Democrat
5-8	Republican
9	Libertarian
10	Independent

GENDER
Roll 1D10:
1-9	Male
10	Female

AGE
Roll 1D6: 
1	Young
2-5	Mature
6	Old

RACE
Roll 1D10: 
1-9	White
10	Black

RELIGION
Roll 1D6: 
1-5	Protestant
6	Catholic

POLITICAL SERVICE
Roll 1D6:
1-3	Congressman
4-6	Senator
7-9	Governor
10	Businessman

MILITARY SERVICE
Roll 1D6:
1-3	None
4-5	Served
6	War Hero

SKELETONS
Roll 1D10: 
1-4	None
5	Flip-Flopper
6	Sex Scandal
7	Inhaled
8	Embezzlement Charges
9	Fund Raising Controversy
10	Nepotism

PRESENCE
Roll 1D10:
1	Stump Speaker
2	Telegenic
3	Poor Speaker
4	Monotone
5	Charismatic
6	Shrill
7	Weird Hair
8	Handsome
9	Ethnic
10	Unremarkable


IRAQ PULLOUT
Roll 1D6
1-2	Immediate
3-4	Phased
5-6	Stay the Course

NEW ORLEANS REBUILDING
Roll 1D6
1-3	Bigger and Better than Before
4-6	Smaller on Higher Ground

ABORTION
Roll 1D6
1-3	Pro-Life
4-6	Pro-Choice

SAME SEX MARRIAGE
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	OK
4-6	Not OK

PRAYER IN SCHOOL
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	OK
4-6	Not OK

STEM CELL RESEARCH
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	OK
4-6	Not OK

DEATH PENALTY
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Yes
4-6	No

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Keep Quotas
4-6	Remove Quotas

EUTHANASIA
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	OK
4-6	Not OK

SOCIALIZED MEDICINE
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	National Healthcare
4-6	No

GUN CONTROL
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Guns for Everybody!
4-6	Restrict Guns

ENERGY POLICY
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Drill in Alaska and Build more Reactors
4-6	Lets go Green

SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Reduce Benefits
4-6	Make future Generations Pay

IMMIGRATION
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Amnesty
4-6	Build the Wall

WAR ON TERROR & CIVIL LIBERTIES
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Security trumps Privacy
4-6	Rights trump Security

TORTURE
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Water Boarding OK
4-6	No Torture

WAR ON DRUGS
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Decriminalize
4-6	Just say No

GREENHOUSE GASSES
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	Major Emission Reduction 
4-6	Protect Industry

SCHOOL VOUCHERS
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	OK
4-6	Not OK

BILINGUALISM
Roll 1D6: 
1-3	English Official
4-6	Melting Pot


THE GAME 
The game proceeds in 4 stages: 
1. Create the Candidates
2. Debate the Candidates
3. Votes the Candidates

CREATE THE CANDIDATES
6 Candidates for a basic game. 
As many as 20 Candidates for a more realistic game. 

DEBATE THE CANDIDATES
Players debate on which are the best candidates. 

VOTES THE CANDIDATES
Players secretly vote for their favorite candidate. 
The candidate that gets the most votes wins. 
In case of a Tie, see the game entitled Hanging Chads and Vote Fraud. 

LINKS
On the Issues

VARIANTS
More stances and updated stances. 
Conduct separate party primaries. 









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