Democracy is far more than just putting a piece of paper in a box. Indeed, if voting was all there is to democracy, then the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea is very democratic indeed! Every citizen has thr right to elect representatives to the Supreme Peoples Assembly, just make sure to vote for the one candidate that was been preapproved by the Workers Party of Korea.
No, democracy is far more than voting. Its about democratic institutions. Its about essential civil rights and liberties like the right to organize and the right to protest. The right to air legitimate greivances is a fundamental right in a democratic society and through the means of mass direct action, we, the people can make our voices heard. Sustained, organized, mass, direct action is what pushes change, not voting!