ABSTRACT. This study aims to analyze the development of community participation in the election of the Regent and Deputy Regent in Merauke Regency from 2015 to 2020 with the efforts made by the National Unity and Politics Agency that has been going well or not as a party from the Regional Government in encouraging community participation. Analysis of these problems used the theory of political participation according to James Roseau. The research method used is descriptive qualitative research method with an inductive approach. The data collection techniques used in the study were interviews and documentation. The steps used in data analysis are data reduction, data verification and drawing conclusions. The author concludes that the development of the political participation of the people of Merauke Regency in the 2015 to 2020 elections has increased by 14.66%, this increase occurs because the people of Merauke Regency have started to have awareness of participating in politics with an active participation style where people tend to participate because of the suffering factor they experience. The style of community participation tends to be direct, subtle, hidden, random and systematic. The author recommends that the National Unity and Politics Agency can conduct socialization to the community using existing mass media such as local radio broadcasts, local television and the use of existing social media. There is a need for cooperation between the National and Political Unity Agency and the KPU, District Government, Village Government, to RT and RW to foster a political culture within the community. Provide guidance and direction to Political Parties as political infrastructure to carry out their functions in society and Supervise and guide the community in conveying aspirations through collaboration with the District Government.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
- The right of publication of all material information contained in this journal site is held by the editorial board / editor with the knowledge of the author. Journal Manager will uphold the moral rights of the author.
- The formal legal aspect of access to any information and articles contained in this journal site refers to the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 (CC BY-SA) license, which means that This license lets others remix, adapt, and build upon your work even for commercial purposes, as long as they credit you and license their new creations under the identical terms. This license is often compared to “copyleft” free and open source software licenses. All new works based on yours will carry the same license, so any derivatives will also allow commercial use.
- Each Ilmiah Wahana Bhakti Praja journal, both printed and electronic, is open access for educational, research and library purposes. Beyond this purpose, publishers or journal managers are not responsible for copyright infringement committed by readers or users.