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
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on democratic:

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
... were the Inkatha Freedom Party, allied with the Democratic Alliance ... the 2009 elections African 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 ...
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) ...
Hubert Humphrey
... 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 ...
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 ... 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 back to 1995 ...

More definitions of "democratic":

  • (adj): Belong to or relating to the Democratic Party.
    Example: "Democratic senator"
  • (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:

    There’s no such thing as socialism pure
    Except as an abstraction of the mind.
    There’s only democratic socialism,
    Monarchic socialism, oligarchic
    The last being what they seem to have in Russia.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    From now on, I think it is safe to predict, neither the Democratic nor the Republican Party will ever nominate for President a candidate without good looks, stage presence, theatrical delivery, and a sense of timing.
    James Thurber (1894–1961)

    We have been educated to such a fine—or dull—point that we are incapable of enjoying something new, something different, until we are first told what it’s all about. We don’t trust our five senses; we rely on our critics and educators, all of whom are failures in the realm of creation. In short, the blind lead the blind. It’s the democratic way.
    Henry Miller (1891–1980)