عنوان مقاله [English]
Increasing political participation is a concern of every political system in different countries. Identifying the factors affecting the increase of participation is one of the most important strategies for managing and increasing people's participation in elections. In this study, the factors affecting political participation in Sistan and Baluchestan province in three cities of Zahedan, Khash and Saravan were studied. This research was conducted by survey method and the data collection method in this research was field and a questionnaire was used. The statistical population of the study is the electoral participants of Sistan and Baluchestan and Cochran's formula was used to determine the statistical sample and sampling was done by simple random method. According to the unlimited statistical population, 384 statistical samples were selected. For analysis in two parts, descriptive and inferential statistics were performed using SPSS software. Finally, the results showed that in three cities of Zahedan, Khash, Saravanen, religious, ethnic and sectarian factors affect political participation in Sistan and Baluchestan province.