Democratic

  • (adj): Belong to or relating to the Democratic Party.
    Example: "Democratic senator"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on democratic:

Hubert Humphrey
... Humphrey twice served 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
... 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 succeed him as ... When the Christian Democratic Appeal Party leader and sitting Prime Minister Dries van Agt announced his retirement, Lubbers was chosen to succeed him ...
KwaZulu-Natal - Law and Government - Current Composition of The Legislature
... opponents were the Inkatha Freedom Party, allied with the Democratic Alliance ... National Congress (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 ...
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) ...
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 ... Davis for 14 years was won by Gerry Connolly, the Democratic Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. 3, 2009 to succeed Gerry Connolly as chairman of the Board of Supervisors, continuing a Democratic hold on the office of chairman that dates back to 1995 ...

More definitions of "democratic":

  • (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
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word democratic:

    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)

    There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.
    Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)

    In the kingdom of consumption the citizen is king. A democratic monarchy: equality before consumption, fraternity in consumption, and freedom through consumption. The dictatorship of consumer goods has finally destroyed the barriers of blood, lineage and race.
    Raoul Vaneigem (b. 1934)