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Democracy and electoral manipulation

 Department: Public Administration  
 By: usericon tboycity  

 Project ID: 2617
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Election in its normal democratic sense is a way through which the electorates in any society appoint their leader or representatives to exercise political power on their behalf. The conduct of any election should be free and fair and reflecting the witl of the people but this could not be attained in the 2008 Kachia Local Government Election. The election was characterized by all kinds of activities that were inimical to success. These include thuggery, looting, arson killing, destruction of properties and other form of electoral manipulation. This research was therefore conducted to examine Democracy and electoral manipulation: A case study of Kachia Local Government Council Election of 2008. to guide the study, research questions and hypothesis were formulated. The population for the study which was drawn from all the (12) electoral words that make up the Local Government, cut across age, sex, occupation, class and so on. A total number of (40) questionnaires were administered or distributed to the respondents in the electoral words of the Local Government simple percentage (frequency of concurrency). Was use to analyze data collected. There is a relationship between poverty and violence in Kachia Local Government council election of 2008. The results of the findings were positive showing that there is a relationship between poverty and violence in the Kachia Local Government Council Election of 2008.   ...
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