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Surname 1 Student’s Name: Professor’s Name: Course: Date: Representative Democracy versus Direct Democracy A direct democracy is the form of administration that allows citizens to have a direct say in all issues pertaining the formulation of laws and other issues that affect them. On the other hand, representative democracy is the form of government where citizens vote for leaders to represent them in the senate (Asatryan and Witte 59). The administration should not replace a representative democracy with the direct one because people may concentrate on issues of self- interest and disregard the others. A representative democracy works towards solving the needs of every citizen regardless of his or her status, race, ethnicity, and religion among others. Consequently, a representative democracy serves a large electorate. Since all citizens in a
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  • Spring '16
  • Democracy, representative, Direct democracy, Representative democracy

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