Quote Originally Posted by Maerok View Post
Leadership: Quantity over Quality (6, 11): At level 6, a politician can lead the masses, gaining the Leadership feat. However, none of his followers may only have up to one mental ability score above his own. The politician may invest a Platform into this skill to increase his Leadership score by 2, but the Knowledge penalties still accrue. His cohort, usually a the running mate or a body guard, is not affected by investing a Platform in this ability or the mental ability limitation. At level 11, the politician's cohort's level is increased by two, to a maximum of one minus the politician's class level.
*casts true rez*

So a politician's running mate has a maximum level of -5. Interesting. I trust you can direct me to the rules for creating characters with levels lower than 1?