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Democracy is a form of government in which power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or through elected representatives.

Further reading

Christiano, Tom & Sameer Bajaj (2006) Democracy, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, July 27 (updated 3 March 2022).

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