Direct Democracy

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Direct Democracy

Direct Democracy Instrument in Election Law

Method by which citizens can participate directly in the political decision making process. It may take one of three forms: 1. Citizens voting on a public policy proposal originating from somewhere outside the legislature (referendum); 2. Citizens setting the agenda by originating a public policy proposal themselves (initiative); 3. Citizens requesting and voting on the early termination of the period of office of government personnel (recall/ vote of no confidence).

Concept of Direct Democracy

Note: explore also the meaning of this legal term in the American Ecyclopedia of Law.

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  • Democracy
  • Citizenship

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  • Election Law
  • Electoral Laws
  • Electoral Legislation

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Politics > Political framework > Political philosophy > Democracy
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Electoral system > Plebiscite
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Electoral system > Referendum

Direct democracy

Concept of Direct democracy

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Politics > Political framework > Political philosophy > Democracy > Direct democracy
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Electoral system > Plebiscite > Direct democracy
Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Electoral system > Referendum > Direct democracy

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