TDG History Line

Twenty-five years and what do you get?

This year marks the 25th year I’ve been working on my alternative democracy: Tiered Democratic Governance (TDG).

Here is a quick history of this project.

My Political Days: 1986–1992

To change the world, I thought I needed to be on the inside of a political party, where my…



Tiered Democratic Governance has four salient features: (1) tiered, indirect elections, (2) voting based on good character and competence for governance, (3) a culture of consultation, and (4) an advisory board to help elected representatives reach their decisions.

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Dave Volek

Dave Volek is the inventor of “Tiered Democratic Governance”. Let’s get rid of all political parties! Visit