JESR 2019,18(2):79-81

Original Article in Journal of Economic and Social Research

CONTRIBUTING ROLE OF ELECTION IN DEMOCRACY AND IMPROVING THE DEMOCRACY THROUGH EXCLUDING THE WEALTH OR INCLUSION OF THE EXCLUDED GROUPS OF SOCIETY

Author: Elvan Öz1

Adnan Saygun Str., Block D, 3nd Floor, Office No: 2344 Sihhiye, Ankara 06230,
Turkey.
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Abstract

Today, democracy and election are intertwined so that we cannot imagine any democracy without free election.But the concept of free election has been discussed seriously. Election will legitimate the power of government in a democratic community and these governments must be accountable to the citizens. The main issue is that the democracy is not meant only through holding the election, in other words, the election is the necessary condition of democracy, but not its sufficient condition. This study aims to compare views of two political theorists, John Mc Cormick and Iris Young about democracy

Keywords: Democracy, Wealth, Election

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