Explaining of the Status of Electoral Geography in the City Council by Using a Matrix Method (Case Study: Tehran City, from the first period until the end of the fourth period)

Abstract: Participation is the most important tendency of affairs control. Political participation is the central focus of elections. Voting is the lowest form of political participation, because it requires a minimum commitment. Election is one of the indicators of political development and is a kind of performing for the people\'s role in the government. Electoral laws, its implementation, and the turnout in the elections represent the relationship between the government and the people and their social situation. In this regard, the elections of the City Council of Tehran have been analyzed in this paper from the first period of 1998 to the fourth round of 2003. In this analysis has been used from the main variables seven; Education, gender, place of birth, party affiliation, the number of membership in the City Council of Tehran, age and occupation by matrix method and for each of the main variables are considered other minor variables. Method of this research is quantitative – analytic and has been used written sources and the variables documents. The purpose of this article is to explain the status of electoral geography in the City Council of Tehran.

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[Delshadzad Jalil, Pashalou Ahad and Mirzaei Mohammadali (2015); Explaining of the Status of Electoral Geography in the City Council by Using a Matrix Method (Case Study: Tehran City, from the first period until the end of the fourth period) Int. J. of Adv. Res. 3 (4). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

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