Direct Democracy in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Direct Democracy

a type of government where the power lies directly in the hands of the people instead of representatives

Examples of Direct Democracy in a sentence

Those living in ancient Greece practiced Direct Democracy, meaning each person got a say in how the city-state was governed.  🔊

Direct democracy allows every citizen the right to vote on important issues.  🔊

Many people believe that the U.S. should be a direct democracy and let the popular vote be binding during elections.  🔊

On the island, the tribe was managed through a direct democracy in which every member had the right to decide on major decisions.  🔊

The president of the country supports direct democracy but many feel it gives the citizens too much control of the government.  🔊

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