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Youth and Politics in Botswana
Journal of African Elections
This paper examines the extent and nature of electoral participation in general and that of youth in particular and attempts an explanation. It draws on reports from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and its predecessor, the Elections Office, and on opinion surveys carried out by the Democracy Research Project of the University of Botswana (DRP). It argues that the poor participation of youth in politics in Botswana in general and in elections in particular is rooted in traditionaldoi:10.20940/jae/2006/v5i2a7 fatcat:iwmkx47ov5bgjmwtrmebh3wrpi