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REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY. A form of government where the powers of the sovereignty are delegated to a body of men, elected from time to time, who exercise them for the benefit of the whole nation. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 31.

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The constitutional reform efforts are intended to increase government transparency, create a bicameral legislature, limit presidential terms and expand representational democracy which will be voted on in referendum on November 13, 2011.
Most Lane County residents are proud to be citizens of the United States because we believe it is a republic - that is, a representational democracy in which we elect those who pass legislation and establish institutions at the local, state and national levels.
As galling as it might be for many European leaders, this document must enshrine the notion of popular democracy, running alongside national representational democracy.
system of representational democracy is designed to be influenced by any association of citizens who desires to participate in the process of legislation.
From Church-State relations to differing understandings of representational democracy and good governance, such arguments can go a long way in helping us reconcile differing systems of personal and criminal law, and contribute towards healing the divide between the US and the Muslim world.
Without acknowledging representational democracy and legitimate leadership, there is no capacity to act creatively.
Elections are over funded charades for pseudo-progress, staged for the gullible who prefer representational democracy to personalist democracy.
Joined by other farsighted labor leaders, such as the United Auto Workers' Waiter Reuther and the Steelworkers' own Clinton Golden, Murray envisioned the workplace as a model of representational democracy, where wage earners controlled their work processes in partnership with employers.
The reforms are intended to increase government transparency, create a bicameral legislature, limit presidential terms and expand representational democracy will be voted on in referendum on November 13, 2011.
Krause offers additional support for the proposition, arguing that steel and other metallurgical industry research, development of the Bessemer furnaces, for example, and the search for alternative fuels were tied directly to assaults on trade unionism and other worker standards of representational democracy.

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