Determinants Of Election Outcomes: An Evidence From Pakpattan
Author: Muhammad Asad Khan Akhunzada

Following is a study that captures the effect of independent variables such as campaign spending, in specific and all the allied variables that has a marginal effect on helping a candidates capture the majority votes such as Biradri, Religious Affiliation, Party affiliation, Age and experience .The results were based on the data collected through surveys from 54 Union Councils of district Pakpattan contesting for the position of Chairman and Vice Chairman. During the course of the study, we found out that Campaign spending plays a major role in determining the wining tendency of the candidates .Furthermore candidates who tends to get majority of votes from the Biradri,, possess Experience in contesting the Polls before and have a strong Party Affiliation are more likely to win the polls as compared to the candidates that does not. However the study showed that there is a negative relationship of getting maximum Votes with Age. Supervisor:- Dr. Karim Khan

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Supervisor: Karim Khan

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