Representative Government

Government SSS 1 Second Term


Representative Government

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to explain

  1. Meaning of representative government.

ii. Features of a representative government.

iii. Advantages and disadvantages of Representative government

Representative Government

A representative government which is also known as indirect democracy is defined as a government of elected representatives of the people. Those elected, through organized elections, rule on behalf of the people and with every assurance that their interests will be enhanced and protected.

Features of Representative Government

1. Free and fair election: In every representative government, election are conducted free and fair with no any electoral malpractice.

2. Periodic Election: Elections are conducted periodically in some political systems, it could be every four or five years.

3. Independent electoral commission: The.... View More

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