Electronic democracy is
- A new way to connect people together to participate in democracy, politics and civic life
- Our best hope for increasing general democratic participation
- Easy to take part
- Young people are more likely to participate
- Our life has moved online and democracy will follow
Citizens Foundation created Your Priorities to enable citizens to meet up, prioritize, plan and carry through their most important issues.
It gives people real influence, encourages open, rational debate and helps facilitate consensus. It’s a new way of crowd-sourcing ideas and opinions from people in a structured way that practically sorts itself out.