Would A Multiparty Political System Be Better For The US?
Unlike in many other countries, Americans have just two main political parties to choose from — Republican or Democrat.By Stephanie Liebergen | May 11, 2016
The U.S. is a nation of more than 323 million people, but for decades, only the Democratic and Republican parties have been represented in Congress.
So why does a country so large and diverse have only two main political parties?
Our system is called a democracy, but it's not as democratic as others around the world. That's according to a thorough study from Democracy Ranking that considered more than 40 data points, including civil liberties and internet usage.