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Steve Spears
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The role of popular sovereignty is to limit the powers of the government by ensuring that all authority comes first from the people. Through elections, power flows from the people, to the elected officials, to the legislation that is passed. In order for this model to function as intended, it is important that the people hold elected officials accountable for truly representing the voice of their constituents. The main challenge is that everyone’s voices can’t all be heard at the same time.


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