IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 12, December 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Marcelinus Kuukang Dogyele Dery, Felix Puopiel
The study intended to establish whether political education formed part of this information and education process. Data for the study was gathered mainly from primary sources through the use of questionnaire survey. The main sampling techniques employed selecting respondents for the study were stratified and systematic sampling procedures. On the basis of the analysis the study established the following findings. Firstly, the study found out that radio was a main source of political education to the respondents with each of them listening to radio at least once a week. It was also found that many of the respondents were knowledgeable in the basic political issues. Additionally, the most influencing factor that would make many respondents vote for both presidential and parliamentary candidates was the personal qualities of the candidate.