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Definition of Direct democracy

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democratic government in which the citizens can make direct decisions without going through elected officials (ex: referendum question voted on by the general public)
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Direct democracy (also known as pure democracy) is a form of democracy in which people decide (e.g. vote on, form consensus on) policy initiatives directly. This differs from the majority of modern Western-style democracies, which are representative democracies.

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