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Representative democracy

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  1. a form of government founded on the principles of the people's representatives

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  2. The representatives form more than one independent ruling body (for an election period) charged with the responsibility of acting in the people's interest, but not as their proxy representatives; that is, not necessarily always according to their wis

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  3. It is often contrasted with direct democracy, where representatives are absent or are limited in power as proxy representatives

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  4. In many representative democracies (Canada,Australia, UK, etc), representatives are most commonly chosen in elections by a plurality of those who are both eligible to cast votes and actually do so

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  5. Electoral Reform Society

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