Asked in US ConstitutionPolitical TheoryDemocracy
What is direct democracy?
July 27, 2015 12:13PM
Direct democracy is where the citizens directly influence the decisions of the government.
This is compared to indirect democracy (which is what the US
has) where the people elect representatives who represent their
interests in the decisions of goverment.
Direct democracy is a form of democracy. This form is people decide policy initiatives directly.