Vol. 4 No. 2 (2021): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs
Articles

JOB PROVISION AS A VOTING DETERMINANT IN 2013 ELECTIONS IN PAKISTAN

Published 2021-06-30

Abstract

Purpose: This study seeks to evaluate voting behavior and identifying job provision as a voting determinant in District Buner of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, with reference to 2013 election. The study empirically reveals the inclination of the people while considering job provision as a determinant of voting behavior.

Methodology: Data for this work has been collected through a personally administered structured questionnaire. A sample representative size of 385 respondents was selected through a multi-stage-sample-method in a survey. SPSS (Statistical package for social sciences) version 21 has been used for the determination of P-value through the Chi-Square test.

Results: This investigation contended that voters consider job provision as a significant determinant of voting. The evidence also suggests that Job provision play a key role in shaping voting behavior pplications: Results of the study shows that the provision of job and voting behavior are interrelated. While analyzing electoral politics and voting choices, it is pertinent to consider the provision of job.

Novelty/Originality: Electorates favor and acknowledge the role of job provision as key determinant of vote casting.