The women in these photos are politicians and some fine looking ones at that. Some have other jobs such as posing for Playboy and as actresses. Whatever their other ambitions, they certainly get my vote especially if they are as smart as they are good looking.
Mara Carfagna, Italy
Position: Minister for Equal Opportunity
Some facts: She is Former showgirl and topless model
Yuri Fuyikawa, Japan
Position: councilwoman in Hachinohe City and a member of the Conservative Party
Some facts: was involved in a sex scandal with a married politician.
Alina Kabaeva, Russia
Position: a member of the Russian parliament, representing the pro-Kremlin United Russia party.
Some facts: Was rumored that the Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was to leave his wife and marry Alina. Both dismissed the rumor.
Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine
Position: a founder of Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc party
Some facts: former Prime Minister of Ukraine. Since coming to power Forbes Magazine has named her the 3rd most powerful woman in the world and Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail dubbed her “one of the most beautiful women to ever enter politics”.
Sarah Palin, USA
Position: Governor of Alaska
Some facts: a former beauty queen and star athlete
Ruby Dhalla, Canada
Position: a member of the Liberal Party.
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina
Position: President of Argentina
Some facts: she was Argentina's First Lady and a Senator for Buenos Aires Province
Sethrida Geagea, Lebanon
Position: Lebanese politician renowned for her beauty and a media favorite in Lebanon
Emma Kiernan, Ireland
Position: local council Fine Gaele
Some facts: a photograph was discovered on Facebook showing the 27-year-old having some fun with the lassies. This kicked off a mini political scandal in Ireland, propelling her into the limelight and eventually winning her the elections.
Luciana León, Peru
Position: belongs to the Peruvian Aprista Party
Some facts: Reputedly brought in to the attract young voters, Luciana Leon, at 31-years-old, is the youngest member of parliament in Peruvian history. She was named the most beautiful politician in the world by an online poll conducted by Spanish newspaper 20 Minutos in 2009.
Michela Vittoria Brambilla, Italy
Position: politician and businesswoman commonly described as a possible successor to Silvio Berlusconi
Orly Levy, Israel
Position: a member of the Israeli Knesset (legislature)
Some facts: She did her national service in the Israeli Air Force. She also worked as a model and a television host.
Anna-Maria Galojan, Estonia
Position: the head the Estonian European Movement.
Some facts: was accused of embezzling funds and spending them on beauty products. In protest to these accusations she posed nude for Playboy .
Eva Kaili, Greece
Position: a member of the Greek Parliament.
Joanna Mucha, Poland
Position: has been representing the city of Lubin in the Polish Sejm since 2007
Vera Lischka, Austria
Position: the member of Upper Austrian parliament.
Some facts: was an accomplished swimmer for her country and won the European 50 m breaststroke title
Christa Markwalder, Switzerland
position: A member of the Swiss Nationalrat
Some facts: known for supporting the moderation of cannabis laws
Kirsten Gillibrand, USA
Position: New York Senator
Some facts: Currently the youngest member of the US senate, she replaced former beauty Hillary Clinton.
Marina Schuster, Germany
Position: she has been a member of German parliament since 2005. She specializes in human rights and acts as the African expert in the parliament.
Sabine Uitslag, Netherlands
Position: a member of the center-right leaning Christen Democratisch Appèl
Julia Bonk, Germany
Position: Left Party politician in the Landtag of Saxony
Some facts: made it to the local Saxony parliament aged only 18 – the younger member of parliament in German history.