Why do democracies need to
Answer: Elections are considered essential in our times for any representative democracy.
1. It is only through elections people can judge the functioning of ruling party.
2. In a democracy, representatives of the people rule. Those representative can only be chosen by an election process.
3. To ensure people do not want a person to retain in power is by voting against him.
4. It honours Universal Adult Franchise i.e. every citizen has right to vote. One vote and equal vote.