In a representative democracy the elected representative should be aware that significant long-term decisions should be made according to the wishes of the majority of the people. While it is human nature to want to perpetuate one’s policies, it is the moral duty of elected representatives to reflect the long-term policy opinions of the majority of the people. News reports in recent days demonstrate that some of our representatives at various levels have forgotten this important concept.
Elected officials need to consults citizens before making decisions
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