Citizenship Keywords

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Acquittal
The verdict of not guilty
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Proportional representation
A system of electing people that reflects the wishes of the voters
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General Election
An election where the country elects a new government
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Disenfranchisement
removing of a persons right to vote
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Mandate
Having the authority to make the decisions because they have been elected by the people to do so
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Lobbying
Person or group of people meeting and trying to persuade a politician take up their cause
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Voter apathy
A significant number of the electorate deciding not to vote
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Referendum
A vote on a single issue
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Devoulution
The transfer of some powers from the Government to another government
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Bill
Draft of a law
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Constitutional monarchy
A democracy where a monarch is the head of State but the government is responsible for running the country
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Manifesto
A list of policies that a political party would introduce if elected
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A system of electing people that reflects the wishes of the voters

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Proportional representation

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An election where the country elects a new government

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removing of a persons right to vote

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Having the authority to make the decisions because they have been elected by the people to do so

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