What is Sortition?

The key Athenian democratic principles that underlie the system of sortition are the principle of political equality (isonomia), the right to speak and contribute (isegoria), and a belief in the ability of a cross-section of people to deliberate, weigh arguments, and make reasonable decisions .

Selection by Lot

Modern sortition

Athenian Democracy Reinterpreted

Starting Point for Designing a Modern Democracy

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