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Three Reasons Representative Democracy Doesn't Work

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07/23/2020Gor Mkrtchian

Even if the idea of democracy were a good one, there is a myriad of problems that come with translating the will of the voters into "representation" in political institutions. 

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Original Article: "Three Reasons Representative Democracy Doesn't Work​".

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Gor Mkrtchian

Gor Mkrtchian is a research assistant at the Free Market Institute and a PhD student in the Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University. He received a BA in political science and theater studies from Yale University.

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