What is relationship between democracy and electoral system? Explain and analyze the difference between dictatorship and democracy.

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Democracies are free nations that have elections. Electoral systems vary from democracy to democracy, but the peoples' votes are almost always the key factor in determining the elections' winners. There is an Electoral College in the United States, however. Because of the antiquated Electoral College, the winner of American presidential...

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Democracies are free nations that have elections. Electoral systems vary from democracy to democracy, but the peoples' votes are almost always the key factor in determining the elections' winners. There is an Electoral College in the United States, however. Because of the antiquated Electoral College, the winner of American presidential elections do not always receive more votes than the other candidates. For example, the winners of both the 2000 and 2016 presidential elections received far fewer popular votes than their opponents. The vast majority of other democracies outside the U.S. have a parliamentary system, and political party leaders run their governments.

Dictatorships are different from democracies because they do not have free elections. Russia, China, and Iran are all dictatorships, and these nations are not free. In a dictatorship, the government controls the news, so there is no press freedom. Also, the Internet is censored in dictatorships. Dictators often put their opponents in prison or even have them killed.

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This varies considerably with period and culture. Some historians argue that tyranny or dictatorship was an important phase in the transition from aristocratic to democratic rule in ancient Athens. The reason for this is that a dictator is not a hereditary ruler but someone who comes to absolute power often by popular acclaim, albeit sometimes only by a small and energetic part of the populace. In modern societies, though, dictatorship is often opposed to democracies.

Electoral systems simply refer to ways in which countries elect their leaders. A fair electoral system is essential to democracies. Rigged electoral systems with unfair methods of limiting the vote or outright electoral fraud can give a superficial appearance to legitimacy to de facto dictatorships. Many political scientists argue that fake democracies and corrupt elections have ripple effects across the world, not just in the countries in which they occur.

In the United States, many people argue that the Electoral College is fundamentally undemocratic in that it subverts the principle of all people having equal votes; under the electoral college system, voters in sparely populated (usually red) states have more say in elections than voters in populous (usually blue) states.

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Are you talking about the electoral college?  The electoral college is a way to balance democracy.  The idea is that there is a system of checks and balances in case the people make bad choices.  It is a form of democracy, because most of the time the people vote for who they want for president and the electoral college votes the same way.  It is not pure democracy because the popular vote alone does not elect a president, and a candidate can win the popular vote but not the election.

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A democracy has to have an electoral system.  There can be many different kinds of electoral systems in democracies, but you cannot have a democracy without an electoral system.  Of course, simply having an electoral system does not make a country democratic.  The country must have a free electoral system and must also protect the basic freedoms of its citizens.  Dictatorships do not have to do any of these things -- they can be however the ruler wants them to be.

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explain and analysis between dictatorship and democracy??plss

There seems to be two questions here, so to which one do you want a response? A dictatorship is a form of government.  A democracy is a form by which every citizen is allowed to vote on every issue.  Since these are two very different subjects, it is difficult to make any comparative analysis.  In a dictatorship, one person (or group) controls all the decision making processes.  In a democratic form of governemnt since everyone is supposed to respond to every decision making process, it soon becomes cumberson and so when many people do not choose to participate, it rapidly becomes a dictatorship.  Both forms of government exist on our planet, and in my opinion are largely ignored by the majority of the people.

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