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Direct Democracy Example

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Which of the following activities is the BEST example of direct democracy?

A

A constituent writes a letter to his or her elected representative to express a view on a particular issue.

B

Striking workers march in the street attempting to gain government support for their demands.

C

A referendum is staged on controversial bill.

D

A disgruntled group advocates a revolution and the civil overthrow of the current regime.

E

Civilians encourage the government to make voter registration automatic and to hold elections at “voter friendly” times, such as over a weekend.