Andrew Reding / Supermajorities undermine democracy - Press of Atlantic City: Commentary

Andrew Reding / Supermajorities undermine democracy

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Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 12:01 am

Democracy as conventionally understood relies on decision by simple majority. Whichever side has more votes wins. Supermajority requirements stand this principle on its head. Whenever the side with the greater number of votes fails to reach the designated threshold, the side with the least votes prevails.

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