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An effective and independent legislature remains the hallmark of a strong democracy. It serves as a check on executive power and ensures that the priorities of the people are reflected in government. As we see a rise in authoritarianism around the world, bolstering legislative institutions is now more important than ever to preserve democracy.
Citizens around the world demand more from their governments and representatives. At the same time, governments face a challenging interconnected web of threats that test their stability and resilience, including disinformation, polarization, and populism. The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated these challenges and created opportunities for authoritarian regimes to consolidate their power.
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