Voters choose yes or no on wide range of Texas ballot propositions in limited direct democracy
Direct Democracy and Ballot Initiatives articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section has the latest DC news on direct democracy, something akin to a pure democracy, a form of democracy whereby people decide policy initiatives directly as opposed to a representative democracy. Cooperatives (Co-ops), Democratic Workplaces, Collectives, Communes, Intentional Communities, Referendums and Ballot Initiatives are also featured right here until we build more content for this neglected area of democratic experimentation. Also see our section on American democracy and get more info at Voting Methods Central.
Online elections, direct democracy, and unprecedented connectivity all possible democracy upgrades
Creators and thinkers at Conference on Radical Democracy encourage new concepts in government
Proposal for UK’s first constitution involves using crowdsourcing as tool of direct democracy – Crowdsourcing the UK Constitution in its Entirety?
After direct challenges to authority are crushed, an undemocratic regime relies on apathy to clean-up remains of any meaningful dissent or ways to revolt
The era of new media and communications technology is redefining participatory democracy
Many states allow groups and individual citizen action to directly propose new laws
Radical democracy is the idea that democracy is an unfinished product where bold ideas are welcome
Recommendations for using the appropriate voting systems in small groups including voting in organizations, clubs, committees, meetings, and even families.
Bill introduction would lead to new limitations that would limit public referendums in California’s massive system