Elections and Voting

Why do you need elections in a democracy?


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we need elections so that if the existing power is not ruling properly or not fulfilling the wishes of its people ,the people can change the existing ruler with their choice of party or leader. I want to give an example,when Salvador Allende was killed due to military attack then general Augusto Pinochet ruled Chile. to get the highest votes he indeed used many abuse and dirty tricks to win the elections. so we need elections so that any false power or wrong power cannot rule any longer. people can elect the representatives the like...