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Competitive Supragovernmental Regulation: How Could It Be Democratic?*

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This Article explores the possibility that an emerging mode of transnational governance may also be generating a novel form of democracy, one in which competing regulatory programs aim to anticipate emergent public values and institute regulatory mechanisms to implement them, thereby advancing their own authority.1 "Competitive supragovernmental regulation" is largely driven and implemented by nonstate actors, and is therefore commonly viewed as suffering a democracy deficit. However, it institutionalizes broad participation, rigorous deliberative procedures, responsiveness to state law, incorporation of widely accepted norms, and competition among regulatory programs to achieve effective implementation and widespread public acceptance.

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