My ideal government

Throughout the history of the world, there have been many different forms of government, ranging from monarchies, dictatorships, republics, and even anarchy. Respectively each of these governments has their good points and bad points. I believe that a government where the people choose who is in power and has a say in everyday political decisions is the best government available. I myself know that living under a government that controls where I live, the job I have , the clothes I wear and the religion that I practice, such as was a case in communist Russia is not for me.It would be wrong to assume that any government in today's world is perfect. If I had my choice in a government I wouldn't just choose just one. Rather it would be a composite of all the good points of various other governments.
First and foremost my ideal government would one of the people for the people. To me, if the public could not take part in the decisions that effect their everyday life, and would just have life altering decisions made for them, would not make sense.I would want to know that I had a say in what goes on my community and country. Because of these feeling I would like all elections to be direct reflections of the populations will and not representative like the United States Presidential elections. For example the United States uses the Electoral College to elect its leader. The Electoral College is the body that actually votes for the president, not the people. By its nature, the Electoral College can very well go against the popular vote of the state. For example, Rhode Island has 3 electors, representing their three seats in congress. At the beginning of the campaign each party will choose its three electors to vote should their party win the state. Those elected to vote are not mandated to vote along party lines and could go against the popular vote that got them elected to vote in the Electoral College, thus negating the maj…

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