Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the People's Republic of China and Vietnam are not democratic countries as of 2015. North Korea and Cuba are other countries that do not practice democratic rule.
The first Democratic Party president of the United States was Andrew Jackson. There have been a total of 15 Democratic Party presidents, including Barack Obama.
There are three basic types of elections in the United States: primary, general and special. Elections are held on the federal level to elect the president and Congressional leaders while state and local elections are used to elect governors, state legislators and local office holders.
In Washington, D.C., you can register to vote in person at several voter registration agencies. You can also register by mail or online through the D.C. Board of Elections website. You must change your party affiliation at least 30 days before the primary election.
Since his initial run for Illinois State Senate, Obama has run as part of the Democratic party and, as of 2014, is serving his second term as President of the United States. As part of the Illinois State Senate, Obama worked with both Democrats and Republicans.
Republican and Democratic philosophies differ on controversial topics such as the role of the military, gun laws, gay and lesbian rights, health care, social welfare programs, tax policy, environmental and energy issues and free trade. Republicans also believe that the government should adopt a "les
The United States Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States. Founded in 1848, the Democratic party is the oldest continuing party in the country.
A couple of famous U.S. democratic leaders include Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy. Both men exhibited general qualities necessary to be a democratic leader. Those qualities include the ability to give everyone a voice and to encourage creativity.
Barack Obama was first elected as the 44th President of the United States on Nov. 4, 2008. He was sworn into the office on Jan. 20, 2009.
Many countries have democratic governments under different constitutional forms. France, Germany, India, Ireland and Italy are constitutional republics, while Japan, Spain, the Netherlands, Canada and the United Kingdom are constitutional monarchies. The United States, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico h