Korean netizens have recently voted on idol leaders who they thought had great leadership skills and would likely be good at politics. The poll took place between June 3rd and June 9th. With over 10,400 participants, the results are finally out and may just surprise you!
5. Yoon Jisung (Wanna One)
Just beating out BIGBANG‘s G-Dragon and Shinhwa‘s Eric, Wanna One‘s Yoon Jisung takes fifth place! He received 4.2% of the total votes. When Wanna One first debuted, their label placed Jisung in charge as a temporary leader believing he would be able to communicate with the others easily. A month later the members got to vote on their official leader and Jisung was crowned the victor! The members chose him because they thought he would be a good fit for the position thanks to his caring nature and netizens seem to agree that this would make him a good leader outside of K-Pop too!
4. Seungyoon (WINNER)
WINNER‘s Seungyoon snagged fourth place with 4.2% of all the votes. He has been praised for his staggering charisma and his unending support for his team. Netizens have said that he seems like someone that would allow each person to shine and help them reach their own goals.
3. RM (BTS)
Third place belongs to BTS‘s RM. He received 622 votes, giving him 6% of the total votes. From his very beginnings to gaining global popularity, RM has led BTS with a certain humble and cautious leadership. Netizens believe these qualities may be part of the reason BTS is so successful and think it could easily translate into a more political position.
2. JR (NU’EST W)
Second place went to NU’EST W‘s JR. He gained an impressive 1,627 votes which accounted for 15.6% of the total votes cast. JR has been praised by netizens for his good leadership skills and his support of his team. People have also said that he seems like someone who wouldn’t be afraid to give others advice as well as seek it himself, which would make him a person someone could easily turn to.
1. Yunho (TVXQ)
Yunho was voted to have the best leadership and best potential in politics. He received a staggering 5,501 votes! This amounted to 52.8% of the total votes. Yunho has been the leader of TVXQ since their debut and his dedication to his team has always impressed. Netizens believe that his passion and vision would help him be a great political leader and allow him to lead the people well.