Elections and Political Behavior: A Cross-Cultural Perspective


  • Dr. Juan Martinez Department of Epistemology, Mexico City University, Mexico Author


Cross-cultural studies, political behavior, voting, elections, cultural values, institutions, individual characteristics, campaign strategies


This article examines the diverse landscape of electoral behavior through a cross-cultural lens. We transcend the confines of individual national contexts to explore the multifaceted influences on how citizens engage with elections in different cultural settings. Drawing upon established theoretical frameworks and empirical evidence from diverse societies, we analyze the interplay between cultural values, political institutions, and individual characteristics in shaping voting patterns, campaign strategies, and the overall dynamics of electoral contestation. By highlighting both commonalities and divergences across cultures, this article aims to foster a deeper understanding of the complex tapestry of human behavior within the domain of electoral politics.