Money Politic, And The Effect Of Democracy In The Selection Of The Head Of Village, In District Magetan, East Java, Indonesia

Harianto ., Mudji Rahardjo, Bambang Martin Baru, Sudjatmoko .


Money politics can not be avoided in the village head elections, because money politics has been going on for generations and has become a tradition in every village head election. This condition becomes an opportunity for every candidate for village head to engage in money politics in fighting for influence on the political choice of villagers, and even money becomes the dominant factor in winning village head elections. As a result, the low quality of democracy is expected to produce an aspirational and trustworthy village head for village development and progress. This research was conducted in 5 (five) sub districts of Magetan Regency, with each subdistrict represented 2 (two) villages, and each village represented 10 people taken by purposive sampling. While data analysis used correlation calculation through SPSS.

Keyword: Money politics, Democracy, Village Head Election.

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