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Question 2 of 6
Public opinion is given a lot of attention in democracies because the democratic form of government rests on
underwriting by the wealthy
access to politicians
the consent of the governed
mobilization of the poor
the capabilities of bureaucrats
CLEP® American Government Examination Guide
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