Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Science 2019 (ICSS 2019)

Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities in the 2016 Supplementary Regional Heads Election of Manado City in 2016

Authors
Fitri Mamonto, Burhan Niode, Christina Tulungen
Corresponding Author
Fitri Mamonto
Available Online November 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-19.2019.73How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Political Participation; Persons with Disabilities; Election
Abstract

This research aims to find out how political participation of persons with disabilities in terms of their involvement in the Manado City aftershocks general election in 2016 which requires political participation from the entire community; including participation of persons with disabilities who are often regarded as minorities. This study used a qualitative research method with descriptive analysis conducted in Manado City and the Office of the General Election Commission of Manado City. The data used in this study are primary data and secondary data. Data collection in this study was conducted with three main activities; namely observation; interviews; and documentation. The results showed that persons with disabilities in Manado City only actively participated in politics in voting activities during regional elections. According to persons with disabilities; the political participation they do by voting on polling day is an easy political participation activity. In addition; the intensity of political participation of persons with disabilities in Manado City is at the category level as an observer. In increasing political participation of persons with disabilities in the city of Manado; it can be done by providing special socialization for persons with disabilities according to their type of disability; disability-friendly polling stations; and special ballot facilities for persons with disabilities.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Science 2019 (ICSS 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-839-0
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-19.2019.73How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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