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Elections and Dilemmas of American Democratic Governance: Reflections
Demetrios Caraley reflects on the role of American elections as a means of selecting rulers and delivering policy mandates from the voters. He offers prescriptions for changing the electoral system so as to make officials more accountable to the voters.

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