Direct Election: Meaning, Merits, and Demerits
- Direct Election: Meaning, Merits, and Demerits
Direct Election allows the electorate to cast votes to fill vacant positions in public office. The registered voters directly elect political office holders, not through intermediaries.
Merits of Direct Elections:
(i) It is democratic as all the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote in an election. More elect candidates of their choice.
(ii) It promotes popular Sovereignty is a political concept that refers to dominant power or supreme authority. In a monarchy, supreme power resides in the "sovereign", or king. In modern democracies, sovereign power rests with... More.
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