PERBANDINGAN TINGKAT PARTISIPASI PEMILIH DI KABUPATEN GROBOGAN DALM PEMILUKADA KABUPATEN GROBOGAN 2011 DAN PEMILUKADA JAWA TENGAH 2013

Published: 3 Apr 2014.
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Abstract

Public participation is an indicator of the quality of democracy. One of the
instruments of democracy is elections. Direct the General Election is an attempt to
encourage the participation of people who are pioneering the way towards the
development of regional autonomy. The number of direct participation in the election
Grobogan from period to period are likely unstable. Grobogan regent held the first
election in 2006, and the governor election in 2008. Voter participation rates in regent
election in 2006 and 2011 no more than 70%, while the participation rate in the
gubernatorial election Grobogan from 2008 and lower in 2013 ie 50.64% and
46.15%.
The purpose of this study to determine differences in the level of participation
on Election 2011 and Election Kab.Grobogan Central Java in 2013, also to compare
the extent of involvement of community participation in Kab.Grobogan in Election
2011 and Election Kab.Grobogan Central Java in 2013 in Kab.Grobogan. The method
of approach used in this study is a survey research. The collection of primary data
obtained through a questionnaire through the study of literature as well as the
processing and analysis of data in the form of quantitative methods.
From the research, it is known that the majority of respondents have greater
voting behavior on Pilbup 2011 are 72%, whereas in 2013 only 44% pilgub. This was
due to more direct Pilbup Grobogan concerning public welfare. Differences Pilbup
voter turnout in 2011 with Governor Election 2013 can also be seen from the
proximity factor, in addition to the 47% of respondents argued Pilbup voting in 2011
as a candidate interested in the figure and as much as 18% due to the advice of
religious leaders / community.
Researchers concluded that there are differences in the level of community
participation in the election regents and governors election. Judging from some of the
variables, namely the level of education, administrative reasons not listed in the DPT,
attachment figure and pilgub pilbup candidates, as well as rural areas or districts of
origin.
Keywoord : General Election, Voter Participation, Grobogan.

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