عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Participation in election is a sign of nation's interest to preservation and continuation of
the territory, promotion of the governance and their belief to the effect of their vote
and thought on national decisions.
Democratic countries consider election as the highest manifestation of people'
participation and declare the degree of solidity of democracy in that country in
proportion to the degree of peoples' participation in their own destiny.
The Islamic Republic of Iran which is based on Democratic governmental laws
and Islamic –Religious thoughts emphasizes on any participation in national destiny
including election and considers it as peoples' trust to the authorities.
As one of four groups of regular elections, the presidential election in Iran, is the
most manifest perspective of political participation of nation which has the most
number of participants compared to other elections.
That which gives senses to this election in national territory sphere, is the
differences and the similarities which can be seen behind the geography of election.
This article is derived from a research on the study of nine periods of presidential
election in South Khorasan province, which aims at studying and describing of
differences and similarities of the degree of participation and the way of peoples'
electoral behavior in different districts in the province.