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Democratic system

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Democratic system

Majority government

Political systems; Democratic system

A parliamentary system in which the governing party possesses the majority of seats in legislature. A majority government may be formed with a coalition of two or more parties, and is necessary to ...

Minority government

Political systems; Democratic system

A governmental system characterised by a ruling political party or coalition of parties that do not possess the majority of seats in parliament. A minority government is considered more volatile ...

Motion of no confidence

Political systems; Democratic system

A motion of no confidence is a parliamentary vote in which the elected members of parliament demonstrate their lack of confidence in the ruling party's ability to lead the country. This commonly ...

Censure motion

Political systems; Democratic system

A parliamentary vote in which the elected members of parliament demonstrate their lack of confidence in the ruling party's ability to lead the country. This commonly results in the dissolving of ...

Vote of no confidence

Political systems; Democratic system

A parliamentary motion in which the elected members of parliament demonstrate their lack of confidence in the ruling party's ability to lead the country. This commonly results in the dissolving of ...

Captured agency

Political systems; Democratic system

A government agency, especially a regulatory agency, that is largely under the influence of the economic interest group(s) most directly and massively affected by its decisions and policies -- ...

Anarchism

Political systems; Democratic system

Any of a variety of ideologies sharing the fundamental belief that the state and all similar forms of governmental authority are unjustified and oppressive and illegitimate and therefore ought to be ...

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