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Democracy

Self-rule in a polity. In a democracy, the citizens vote on issues of governance. Often, the term also refers to a republic, in which citizens elect representatives who vote on issues of governance, but the two terms are not identical.
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Likewise, in the ideal theoretical model, all participants would understand that all personal material wealth above the democratically determined allowable amount would be transferred out of their ownership and control in a manner specified by the laws of the land and with resources bring used to promote the General Welfare.
Sisi took over as Egypt's president for the first time in 2012, replacing the democratically elected now-jailed Mohamed Morsi.
Presidential election in Azerbaijan was held absolutely democratically, Peter Marcek, representative of the Slovak parliamentary group of observers, head of the Azerbaijan-Slovakia friendship group, said at a press conference in Baku April 11.
Sadiq Sanjrani was duly and democratically elected as the Chairman of the Senate by the Senators .
I was thoroughly disgusted with the despicable way protesters treated the democratically elected President of the United States of America.
We are a democracy and as such we should be doing what was democratically voted for.
Another thing those parliamentarians, in their Brexitsnuffing frenzy have overlooked, and that is, if they had succeeded in reversing such a democratically made momentous decision, it inevitably will set a precedent which could lead to elected public servants and other democratically made decisions in the future being rejected by opponents using similar undemocratic strategies.
'Hatching conspiracy against democratically elected government in the name of Iftar during the sacred month is regretful,' she said in her tweet while commenting on opposition parties' Iftar dinner planned for Sunday.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Saturday regretted over the conspiracy being hatched by the opposition parties against the democratically elected government during the holy month of Ramazan.
"Hatching conspiracy against democratically elected government in the name of Iftar during the sacred month is regretful," she said in her tweet while commenting on opposition parties' Iftar dinner planned for Sunday.
@LanceForman There is "no democracy here" says the guy who was literally democratically elected, calls himself "MEP Elect," and is literally advertising his democratic right to vote democratically in the democratically-elected European parliament.
Morsi took power as Egypt's first democratically elected president in June 2012.

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