Direct Democracy

Don't be afraid every vote counts

What is it?

Direct democracy is a democracy in which everyone gets to vote on everything.So when there is a decision that is trying to get passed the people vote on it and it works with majority rules.Majority rules is when whoever has the most votes wins.

Would you like to live in this goverment?

No, I would not like to live in a direct democracy because people would vote on everything.What happens if people decided to make a law that wasn't so good and it was passed you would have to live with that decision.

2 countries that had direct democracys

New England region had a direct democracy they would gather around and vote on what they needed to vote on.switzerland also had a direct democracy but it was a long time ago.So not many places have a direct democracy because everyone had to vote on everything.