Representative democracy

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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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He was a country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
This is designed to promote representative democratic institutions and help to raise awareness of LGBTI rights as human rights.
Being a presidential representative democratic republic, the government is led by a president, vice president, a cabinet and parliament elected for a five-year term.
That participatory and representative democratic structure meant effectively engineered local "parliaments of the labour movement".
Ecuador, a representative democratic republic bordered by Colombia, Peru and the Pacific Ocean, has been declared by International Living's Annual Global Retirement Index 2015 as the best country to retire to.
The dearth of public confidence in their elected leaders on Capitol Hill is yet another sign of the challenges that could face incumbents in 2014's midterm elections -- as well as more broadly a challenge to the broad underpinnings of the nation's representative democratic system.
He was the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
After his release from prison in 1990, Mandela became the first President elected in a fully representative democratic ballot in post-apartheid South Africa, holding office from 1994 to 1999 in accordance with the country's Constitution.
Politicians and civil servants, but also activists of non-governmental organisations, have difficulty understanding how to filter in the results of a participatory exercise into established representative democratic institutions such as parliaments.
andela served as South African president from 1994 to 1999, the first ever to be elected in a fully representative democratic election.
He was also South Africa's first president to be elected in a fully representative democratic election.
18 -- When the Government of Britain threatened the South American nation Ecuador that it will forcibly storm its embassy in London to get the WikiLeaks whistleblower Julian Assange which was obvious to the entire political world that it was clearly in the interest of the United States, the representative democratic government of Ecuador told Britain that it is not a 'British colony' and the Western power to back off without terrorizing their nation.

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