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POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

CONTENT

  1. The Meaning of Political Participation
  2. Forms of Political Participation
  3. The Purpose of Political Participation

 

The Meaning of Political Participation

Political participation encompasses the many activities used by citizens to influence the selection of political leaders or the policies they pursue. Political participation can also be defined as those actions of private citizens by which they seek to influence or to support government and politics.

Political participation derives from the freedom to speak out, assemble and associate; the ability to take part in the conduct of public affairs; and the opportunity to register as a candidate, to campaign, to be elected and to hold office at all levels of government.  Political participation extends beyond parties, however. Individuals can also become involved in certain aspects of the electoral process through independent action particularly at the local level and by joining civil society organizations. Professional networks, trade unions, non-governmental organizations, and the media can all provide avenues for political participation.

Participation in electoral processes involves much more than just voting. Political participation derives from the freedom to speak out, assemble and associate; the ability to take part in the conduct of public affairs; and the opportunity to register as a candidate, to campaign, to be elected and to hold office at all levels of government.

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