What makes up to be a Legitimate Government?
A democratic government can be called a legitimate government because of the following reasons;
- When citizens begin to act after the government stops caring about its objectives, the government may be held accountable.
- People have the power to compel the government to act by organizing protests, campaigns, and rallies.
- Both the right and the power to pick one's rulers belong to the people. Citizens have the ability to influence decisions.
- Democracy demonstrates how standards and procedures serve as the foundation for decision-making. Therefore, a citizen can learn if a decision was taken in accordance with the proper procedures.
- When necessary, citizens can participate in decision-making.
- A democratic government is one that the people own and control.
- People want to be dominated by the officials they choose.