ELECTORAL POLITICS
WHAT ARE ELECTIONS?
Elections are the mechanism
by which the people can choose
their representatives at regular intervals
...
WHY ELECTION?
• It helps us to choose who will
make law for us.
• Voters can choose the party whose
policies will guide th...
ELECTION AND
DEMOCRACY
IS IT GOOD TO HAVE
POLITICAL COMPITITION?
DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT
POLITICAL PARTIES?
INDIAN NATIONAL
CONGRESS
BHARTIYA JANTA PARTY
DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT
POLITICAL PARTIES?
DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT
POLITICAL PARTIES?
COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA
DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT
POLITICAL PARTIES?
BAHUJAN SAMAJ PARTY
DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT
POLITICAL PARTIES?
NATIONALIST CONGRESS
PARTY
OUR SYSTEM OF
ELECTIONS
Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha
elections are held regularly after
every five years.
Elections are held in all
constituencies a...
ELECTORAL
CONSTITUENCIES
The country is divided into
different areas for purposes of
elections.
These areas are called electoral
constituencies.
Th...
RESERVED CONSITUENCY
Electoral constituencies that are
reserved for candidates from
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled
Tribes ...
VOTER LIST
ELECTION PHOTO IDENTITY CARD
WHO CAN VOTE?
• Any citizen over the age of 18
irrespective of
caste, creed, religion or
gender can cast vote.
• Those who...
ELECTION COMMISSION
• It is a powerful body which conducts
elections in our country
• It implements the code of conduct
an...
ELECTION
COMMISION OFFICE
CASE STUDY
VOTER TURNOUT IN INDIA
AND UK
0%
10%
20%
30%
40%
50%
60%
70%
80%
90%
100%
1995 2005
INDIA
UK
PARTICIPATION OF PEOPLE
IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGN
0%
5%
10%
15%
20%
25%
30%
35%
40%
1996 1998 1999 2004
PARTICIPATION
PARTICIP...
VOTER TURNOUT IN INDIA
AND US BY SOCIAL GROUPS
0%
10%
20%
30%
40%
50%
60%
70%
GEN. OBC SC ST WHITE BLACK HISPANIC
MADE BY
• KUNAL SINGH
• KASHISH ANAND
• HARSHIT SHARMA
• HIRENDRA LAKHOTIA
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Electoral politics 2007

  1. 1. ELECTORAL POLITICS
  2. 2. WHAT ARE ELECTIONS? Elections are the mechanism by which the people can choose their representatives at regular intervals of time and change them if they wish to do so.
  3. 3. WHY ELECTION? • It helps us to choose who will make law for us. • Voters can choose the party whose policies will guide the government. • It is not physically possible for the whole population to sit together and make decisions.
  4. 4. ELECTION AND DEMOCRACY
  5. 5. IS IT GOOD TO HAVE POLITICAL COMPITITION?
  6. 6. DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT POLITICAL PARTIES? INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
  7. 7. BHARTIYA JANTA PARTY DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT POLITICAL PARTIES?
  8. 8. DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT POLITICAL PARTIES? COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA
  9. 9. DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT POLITICAL PARTIES? BAHUJAN SAMAJ PARTY
  10. 10. DO WE REALLY NEED DIFFERENT POLITICAL PARTIES? NATIONALIST CONGRESS PARTY
  11. 11. OUR SYSTEM OF ELECTIONS
  12. 12. Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha elections are held regularly after every five years. Elections are held in all constituencies at the same time. These are called GENERAL ELECTION.
  13. 13. ELECTORAL CONSTITUENCIES
  14. 14. The country is divided into different areas for purposes of elections. These areas are called electoral constituencies. The representative elected from each constituency is called a Member of Parliament.
  15. 15. RESERVED CONSITUENCY Electoral constituencies that are reserved for candidates from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are known as reserved constituencies.
  16. 16. VOTER LIST
  17. 17. ELECTION PHOTO IDENTITY CARD
  18. 18. WHO CAN VOTE? • Any citizen over the age of 18 irrespective of caste, creed, religion or gender can cast vote. • Those who are convicted of certain criminal offences are not allowed to vote.
  19. 19. ELECTION COMMISSION • It is a powerful body which conducts elections in our country • It implements the code of conduct and punishes any candidate or party that violates it. • Election commission is free from political influence.
  20. 20. ELECTION COMMISION OFFICE
  21. 21. CASE STUDY
  22. 22. VOTER TURNOUT IN INDIA AND UK 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% 1995 2005 INDIA UK
  23. 23. PARTICIPATION OF PEOPLE IN POLITICAL CAMPAIGN 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40% 1996 1998 1999 2004 PARTICIPATION PARTICIPATION
  24. 24. VOTER TURNOUT IN INDIA AND US BY SOCIAL GROUPS 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% GEN. OBC SC ST WHITE BLACK HISPANIC
  25. 25. MADE BY • KUNAL SINGH • KASHISH ANAND • HARSHIT SHARMA • HIRENDRA LAKHOTIA

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