Constitutional democracy IV

Civic Education S.S.S 3 First Term


Constitutional democracy IV

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

List and explain the disadvantages of constitutional democracy


Disadvantages of constitutional democracy.

Disadvantages of Constitutional Democracy

1. Too expensive

Constitutional democracy involves too many people in carrying out its affairs thereby becoming too expensive to run.

2. Corruption/manipulation of election

Constitutional democracy endangers and is prone to thuggery and the use of money to manipulate elections.

3 Slow decision-making process

lt gives everybody the chance to express views and opinions on issues concerning government and through this medium decision making becomes too slow.

4. Manipulation by the few

Constitutional democracy is always manipulated by some few citizens who possess vocal voices in expressing views and opinions.

5. Ignorance/inadequate political education

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