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What is the trustee model?

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According to the trustee model, representatives must transcend the short-term particular interests of their constituency and advocate for the long-term comprehensive interests of the nation. According to the delegate model, representataives look to their constituents for instruction on what issues to promote and, ultimately, on how to vote.

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The trustee model of representation is a model for how we should understand the role of representatives, and is frequently contrasted with the delegate model of representation. Constituents elect their representatives as 'trustees' (or 'entrust' them) for their constituency

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