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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
ISSN: 2028-9324     CODEN: IJIABO     OCLC Number: 828807274     ZDB-ID: 2703985-7
 
 
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Biradrism As Stronger Determinant Of Voting Behavior; Exploring The Voting Behavior Of People Towards Different Political Parties During Election 2013 In District Layyah


Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2014, Pages 1773–1777

 Biradrism As Stronger Determinant Of Voting Behavior; Exploring The Voting Behavior Of People Towards Different Political Parties During Election 2013 In District Layyah

Faisal Azeez1, Ch. Aqeel Ashraf2, Muhammad Sher Juni3, Irfan Haider4, Muhammad Makhdom Ali5, and Javeria Kareem6

1 Lecturer Department of Communication Studies, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
2 Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication Studies, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
3 Lecturer, Department of Communication Studies, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
4 Department of Business Administration, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
5 Department of Communication Studies, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
6 Department of Communication Studies, University of Sargodha, Pakistan

Original language: English

Received 23 October 2014

Copyright © 2014 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


Voting is the main form of political participation in democratic societies and the study of voting behavior is a highly specialized sub-field in political and social science. The study was concerned with the reasons why people vote the way they do. The main objectives of the present study were to find out the factors which affect the voting behavior & to explore the factors that constitute political affiliation in District Layyah. A sample of 160 household respondents was selected systematically from District Layyah through multistage sampling technique. Specifically explored through this study the relationship of voting behavior with education, internal changes in the party, voter's satisfaction and barbarism are those factors that had strong effect on voting decisions. More than fifty percent (55%) of the respondents vote for the candidate not for the party and (53.1%) of the voters change their behavior due to the internal changes in the party. The value of Chi-Square and Gamma showed a significant and strong association between voter satisfaction with particular political party, favor of biradrism and internal change in the party are strongly associated with voter's behavior.

Author Keywords: voting behavior, religion, caste, ethnicity and biradri.


How to Cite this Article


Faisal Azeez, Ch. Aqeel Ashraf, Muhammad Sher Juni, Irfan Haider, Muhammad Makhdom Ali, and Javeria Kareem, “Biradrism As Stronger Determinant Of Voting Behavior; Exploring The Voting Behavior Of People Towards Different Political Parties During Election 2013 In District Layyah,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 1773–1777, December 2014.