Democratic

  • (adj): Representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large.
    Example: "Democratic art forms"; "a democratic or popular movement"
    Synonyms: popular
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on democratic:

Hubert Humphrey
... as a United States Senator from Minnesota, and served as Democratic Majority Whip ... He was a founder of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and Americans for Democratic Action ... Humphrey was the nominee of the Democratic Party in the 1968 presidential election but lost to the Republican nominee, Richard Nixon ...
Ruud Lubbers
... Marie "Ruud" Lubbers ( born May 7, 1939) is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) ... When the Parliamentary leader of Christian Democratic Appeal in the House of Representatives Wim Aantjes resigned of a World War II controversy, Lubbers ... When the Christian Democratic Appeal Party leader and sitting Prime Minister Dries van Agt announced his retirement, Lubbers was chosen to succeed him ...
Young Democratic Socialists
... Young Democratic Socialists (YDS) is a democratic socialist youth organization in the United States ... It is the youth section of the Democratic Socialists of America, whose political outlook it shares, and the American affiliate of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) ...
KwaZulu-Natal - Law and Government - Current Composition of The Legislature
... Inkatha Freedom Party, allied with the Democratic Alliance ... (ANC) 51 Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 18 Democratic Alliance (DA) 7 Minority Front (MF) 2 African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 1 Congress of the People (COPE) 1 ...
Fairfax County, Virginia - Government and Politics
... Democratic Governor Tim Kaine carried Fairfax County with over 60% of the vote in 2005, leading him to win 51.7% of votes statewide. 14 years was won by Gerry Connolly, the Democratic Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors ... February 3, 2009 to succeed Gerry Connolly as chairman of the Board of Supervisors, continuing a Democratic hold on the office of chairman that dates ...

More definitions of "democratic":

  • (adj): Belong to or relating to the Democratic Party.
    Example: "Democratic senator"
  • (adj): Characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality.
    Example: "Democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier

Famous quotes containing the word democratic:

    It shone on everyone, whether they had a contract or not. The most democratic thing I’d ever seen, that California sunshine.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    To make Democracy work, you need an aristocratic democracy. To make Aristocracy work, you need a democratic aristocracy.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    Even in our democratic New England towns the accidental possession of wealth, and its manifestation in dress and equipage alone, obtain for the possessor almost universal respect.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)