Functions of elections

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Elections

Definiton: An occasion when voters are given the opportunity to choose a representative. Elections in the UK occur at local, regional, national and european levels.

Mandate: A principle that when a government is elected, it is considered to have the authority to carry out the commitment made in its election manifesto.

  - functions of elections

  • Mechanism of legitimacy. They confer the authority to act on others…

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