Analysis of Social Modality of the Elected Candidates in Political Contests in Village Head Elections (A Case Study of the Village Head Election in Purbamas Village, 2022)

Anteng Nirwanto, Ismi Dwi Nurhaeni, Didik Gunawann


This research aims to determine the social modality possessed by the candidates who were successfully elected in the village head election in Purbamas Village in 2022. The research methodology used in this study is descriptive qualitative. The research location is situated in Purbamas Village. The research subjects, serving as research informants, consist of 17 individuals, including the elected candidates, local non-elite political figures, and Purbamas Village community members who had the right to vote in the village head election. Data were collected through interviews, observations, and documentation. Data analysis was conducted following the interactive analysis model, which includes data collection, data reduction, data presentation, and drawing conclusions. The research findings indicate that the elected candidates possess strong social modality to participate in the village head election, such as having relevant educational backgrounds and coming from families with extensive political experience, which has gained them full trust from the community of Purbamas Village. These factors contribute to the perceived suitability of the elected candidates to serve as village heads.


Elected Candidate; Modality; Causes of Success

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