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Weak Party Discipline makes it difficult to enact public policy because of individuals' inability to follow the party policies. Traditionally party members set an agenda in a caucus and agree on this policy, and this policy is enforced by the Party Whip ( the policy maintainer) however some outliers in a party can choose to disagree on there own free will. This causes cohesion on an issue to falter and a party grows less and less stable. If a majority is needed to pass a bill, and a party already needs to convince a few members of the opposition to join their side having weakly disciplined party members only increases their chance that the bill will end up in gridlock and possibly be killed.

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