This type of government puts the power of the government in the hands of the citizens of the country.
All citizens have the opportunity to be a leader, and all citizens have the opportunity to vote for leaders and laws.
All citizens are involved in the decision-making process of the government, and all groups are represented.
It can be slow to make decisions because all people must discuss & vote on the issues.
This is a “ Polity Data Series Map.” It tries to measure a country’s true democracy in government. It gives scores of -10 to +10. The countries in the lightest pink have the highest democracy score, the darker the color, the lower the democracy score.