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Referenda
A: The Purpose of Referenda
One of the problems of representative democracy is that when a party is elected to govern a
country there is no way of knowing which parts of the Manifesto are supported by the majority of
the population. Elections are not fought on a single…

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Politicians are not happy about the public having control over major government decisions
The phrasing of the question is problematic, in that it must be relatively short and simple
They are essentially a conservative tool, in that it is highly unlikely that a government would
have a referendum on any…

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