Civics

Which of the following best describes a disadvantage of a representative democracy compared to a direct democracy?

Elections are unnecessary because birth and political party determine the officials.
Elected officials may not always act in the best interests of those they represent.
People are able to vote directly on issues that they care about.
Decision-making is often slower because more people are involved in making the decisions.

I think it is B

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