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A STUDY ON THE VOTING PATTERNS AND THE IMPACT OF KORAMANGALA SMART VOTES’CAMPAIGN IN WARD 151, KORAMANGALA, BANGALORE

C, Varsha (2010) A STUDY ON THE VOTING PATTERNS AND THE IMPACT OF KORAMANGALA SMART VOTES’CAMPAIGN IN WARD 151, KORAMANGALA, BANGALORE. Masters thesis, Christ University.

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Abstract

The study on the voting patterns and the impact of Koramangala Smart Votes campaign, in Koramangala Ward 151, Bangalore. This aims at studying the voting pattern of the residents of Koramangala from two wards 151 and 147. Koramangala Smart Votes, a campaign which was conducted by the Smart Vote members to help the residents vote and vote for a right candidate by distributing profiles and organizing debates connecting the residents and the contesting candidates. The impact of this campaign has been assessed with the help of Lok Sabha and BBMP elections 2010 and the voter turn out in wards 151 and 147. To measure the impact, the researcher has done a quantitative and comparative study among the residents of wards 151 and 147 with a sample size of 60 respondents from each ward. It could be observed that Education helps to create better democratic environment and the Koramangala Smart Votes campaign was fairly successful in getting the residents to vote for the BBMP elections 2010.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Subjects:Thesis > MPhil > Social Work
Divisions:M Phil
ID Code:1863
Deposited By:Knowledge Center Christ University
Deposited On:19 Dec 2011 16:23
Last Modified:30 Jan 2014 20:11

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