Make public decisions (i.e. exert direct authority)

The participatory polling process concerned the removal of snow from public sidewalks in the town of Newton, Massachusetts. The question was proposed by Newton City Councilor Emily Norton. Constituents engaged with the question via online channels: email, mobile application, and html link.
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The People’s Policy is a citizen-led approach to policy development. The methodology was developed in South Australia by DemocracyCo, a professional deliberative practitioner and facilitator organisation, and a group of stakeholders, made up of government, business, and public service representatives. The process consists of a panel of citizens working collaboratively...

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Note: the following entry is a stub. You can help Participedia by adding to it. Definition Helios is an online platform for End to End Auditable Voting , where voters can verify that their vote has been both recorded and tallied accurately, without a third party ever being able to...
Nella Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano, dagli anni novanta, un gruppo di cittadini, organizzato in un'associazione chiamata "Iniziativa per più democrazia", si prefigge lo sviluppo della democrazia in Alto Adige e l'avvicinamento dei cittadini al tema della partecipazione democratica. L'idea della democrazia si basa sulla convinzione che l'essere umano possieda la...
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This project deals with the question of finding a location for nuclear waste disposal in Germany with the involvement of public participation. How does a fair democratic participation work and which systematics theories are used to represent public, regional and political interests in the same way? Within this process all...
Quarta edizione 2016-2017 del Bilancio partecipativo di Rivalta di Torino (20.000 abitanti). L’iniziativa è stata avviata dalla Lista civica Rivalta Sostenibile nel 2013 ed è continuata fino al 2017. Nelle elezioni del giugno 2017 la lista è stata rimpiazzata dalla coalizione guidata dal Partito Democratico che non darà continuità all'esperienza.
ALP Meetings use a Transparency, Accountability and Participation (TAP) framework to prioritise the implementation of projects and to reinforce the project management skills of participants.
Between 2010 and 2015, youth leaders were engaged in a process to develop a Municipal Youth Policy in Santa, Northwest Cameroon, as a means to promote greater youth voice and participation in municipal governance and decision making.
BC's referendum was the culminating event of a lengthy process of government debate and public engagement on the issue of electoral reform. By putting the issue to a referendum, the government sought to ensure any decision on the replacement of the first-past-the-post system was made with the support of at...
Note: the following entry is a stub. Please help us complete it. Problems and Purpose Plans to reform BC's electoral process were initiated by a growing public opposition to the existing first-past-the-post (FPTP) system. Anomolous electoral results in 1996 and 2001 were blamed on FPTP and party leaders and civil...
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