Participation and Voting Behaviour Definitions

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Apathy
The state of being passive or indifferent.
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Protest voting
The desecration of ballots, either by crossing all the options, writing on it or defacing it in some other way to get a point across.
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Pluralism
A governing system that encourages participation and allows for free and fair competition between competing interests.
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Mandate
The right for the governing party to pursue policies they set out in its manifesto.
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Legitimacy
The legal right or authority to exercise power.
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Card 2

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The desecration of ballots, either by crossing all the options, writing on it or defacing it in some other way to get a point across.

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Protest voting

Card 3

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A governing system that encourages participation and allows for free and fair competition between competing interests.

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Card 4

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The right for the governing party to pursue policies they set out in its manifesto.

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Card 5

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The legal right or authority to exercise power.

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