Performance of General Elections Commission in Increasing Public Participation in 2015

Rossy Lambelanova, Elok Mufidatut Tarwiyah
2017 Proceedings of the International Conference on Ethics in Governance (ICONEG 2016)   unpublished
Direct Local Elections plays strategic role in the progress of democratic life at local political level. This study was aimed to examine and analyze the performance of KomisiPemilihanUmum (KPU) (General Elections Commission) in increasing public participation in 2015 Local Elections of Blitar regency. The problems were lack of human resources in KPU of Blitar regency, and low public participation due to factors such as economic, domicile, and public awareness. Performance theory by Mahsun as
more » ... the grounding theory. The object of study was KPU of Blitar regency, while the approach used was qualitative with interview method. Secondary data from literature study on relevant scientific references was used to support analysis of primary data. The result showed that performance of KPU of Blitar regency was not optimal, KPU still underwent some problems to increase public participation, in terms of the indicators of input, process, outcome, and impact.
doi:10.2991/iconeg-16.2017.106 fatcat:44vfl7ihuna6vhxd3rvyipozqe