Election Types in India & the World
India is world’s largest democracy. People can elect representatives, who handle the administrative decisions as members of Governing bodies.
⇒ Primary Election → preliminary election which determines if a candidate will represent a political party during the general election.
⇒ General Election → nationwide election to elect a president or other political officials.
⇒ Special Elections → elections which are called at any time, to serve a specific purpose, which may include filling an unexpected vacancy in an elected office.
Election Types in India
Election Types in India – Referendums & Plebiscites
|“A referendum can be called a plebiscite or ballot question in which the electorate is given the choice of accepting or rejecting a certain proposal. Amendments to the Constitution, adopting a new Constitution, recalling elected persons, and more like this are examples of a referendum. Referendums can be called direct democracy where the society has a direct role in the particular proposals.”|