Proceedings of the International Conference On Social Studies, Globalisation And Technology (ICSSGT 2019)

Impact of Political Education to the Participation of Beginner Voters in General Election

Authors
Pebriyenni, Azwar Ananda, Nurhizrah Gistituati
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Available Online 4 August 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200803.060How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Political Education, Beginner Voters, General Election Participation
Abstract
This research is triggered by the facts that there were 360 election dispute reports submitted to the Constitutional Court and 15,052 findings by Election Supervisory Body in 2019 General Election. Meanshile, voters participation rate was recorded high, namely at 81.93%. This phenomenon is interesting to be further examined so that it can be proven whether the understanding to political education and education levels can influence the participation quality in an election. The population of this research are 1377 beginner voters spread in 31 polling stations in Pasar Ambacang Village, Kuranji Sub=District, Padang City, West Sumatra. The sample was drawn stratified random sampling technique with a sample size of 138 in number. The research instrument was in the form of questionnaire. The data were analyzed with two-way Anava statistics. The results of the study found that the significance value of the understanding to political education is smaller than 0.01, which means that there are differences in the political participation quality of beginner voters with the level of understanding of political education. Furthermore, the significance value of the level of education is 0.454, which means it is greater than 0.01. It shows that there is no difference in political participation quality of beginner voters with the level of education. Significance value obtained for the understanding of political education at *the level of education is 0.811 which means greater than 0.01. It shows that there is no interaction between the understanding of political education and education level in influencing the voter participation quality.
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