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Coalition Building

Independent Leaders must create solutions by building coalitions

They are able to bring multiple and varied voices to the negotiating table on any given issue – and, order unlike party politicians – Independents are able to drive different coalitions for different issues, throwing off the shackles of the traditional interest group cartels that the parties must honor in order to maintain their votes, campaign money, and political power.  As compared to the platform-driven approach of party politicians, an especially unique attribute of a true Independent Leader is their ability to complete negotiations on an issue-by-issue basis.  The ability to broker pragmatic solutions – gain allies, lose allies – and each time get right back to work on a new set of complex issues by building and leveraging diverse coalitions.