عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Election are a symbol of and the most fundamental basis of democratic governments all
over the world. Through elections people will either bestow power over the governors or
will deprive them of such a power. In this way, They will provide the governments with
legitimacy. Through the adoption of the right political policy during the elections, people
will determine the country's general policy for limited expansion of time.
In this respect, the geography of elections, which is as significat branch of geographical
domains, could be regarded as the basis of elections in three domains:local, regional and
national. In this way it could analyze, the election results in this domains.
Although limited elections took place at local levels prior to the eslamic revolution,
people's practical participation in decision- making were rare. After the eslamic
revolution, due to the political changes, elections were carried out at the local, regional
and national levels.Among these elections, the presidential election, through which people
elect the second person in the system, carries a specific significance.
This thesis unde the title of :" the geography of the presidential election of iran with an
eye on the semnan province", has tried to provide solutions for the following three
questions : 1) Is there a relation between the iranian presidential elections and the
geographical regions of iran ? 2) Do the functions of the president with his spesific
political inclinations have any effect on the future elections? 3) Is the rate of people's
participations in elections and their ways of their decision – makinng a function of the
whole electoral procedures in iran?
In this paper, which is an applied research , the writer has answered three questions
through the collection of data.