Democratic revolution

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Democratic revolutions)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

A democratic revolution is a political science term denoting a revolution in which a democracy is instituted, replacing a previous non-democratic government, or in which revolutionary change is brought about through democratic means, usually without violence.


It involves revising a country's constitution to allow for the people to have the power to have:

  • Government be bound to hold a referendum on an issue given a certain percentage of electorate support via petition
  • Government be bound to holding a vote of no confidence given a certain percentage of electorate support for a recall to election.
  • Government to be held to set terms in office


See also[edit]