Behavioral Voters Analysis of Regional Head Election in Local Politics in Jambi City 2018

Hartati, Hartati and Pratiwi, Cholillah Suci (2019) Behavioral Voters Analysis of Regional Head Election in Local Politics in Jambi City 2018. Politik Indonesia: Indonesian Political Science, 2 (3). pp. 214-223. ISSN ISSN 1123-7652(print), ISSN 3052-6654 (online)

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Voter behavior is closely related to how individuals behave and interact in a general election, especially related to their political interests and choices towards a political party or candidate to be chosen based on ethnicity or region. This study aims to analyze voter behavior in the selection of Regional Heads in Jambi City in 2018 by using a qualitative approach with descriptive analysis methods through observation, interviews and literature studies. This study explains that there are three behavioral models / approaches choosing the people of Jambi City in the Election of Regional Heads in 2018. First, the sociological model / approach in which voting behavior is determined by one's sociological background. The sociological background in question includes age, one's area of origin (for example: Java, Outside Java), one's residence (for example: city, village), gender, race and ethnicity, employment status, socio-economic status, and orientation religious. Second is the model / approach to party identification, which is a sense of closeness to certain political parties. And the last is a rational choice model / approach in which a person's choosing behavior is determined based on subjective evaluation of various conditions (economic-political-social) at the individual and community level.

Type: Article
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Politik > Ilmu Politik
Depositing User: Pratiwi
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2021 05:18
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2021 05:18

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