Electoral Performance Of Ji And Jui-F In Pakistan: A Comparative Study Of 2013 And 2018 Elections

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Muhammad Safdar Hussain (Corresponding Author) , Dr. Asia Saif Alvi


Over the past ten years, there have been substantial changes in Pakistan's electoral environment, which are mostly attributable to the growth of political parties with a religious focus. This article compares the electoral results of two well-known Islamic parties, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F), during the general elections of 2013 and 2018. The study employs a thorough methodology, combining both qualitative and quantitative techniques to examine the variables that influence the accomplishments and challenges of political parties in two successive elections. To find trends in their electoral outcomes, it takes into consideration a variety of variables, including their ideologies, organizational structure, campaign tactics and geographical variations. The article also looks at how political parties adjust to societal changes and how voter behavior changes. The findings help us comprehend the complicated electoral paths taken by two religious parties, JI and JUI-F, and shed light on how Islamic politics have impacted Pakistan's democracy. As Pakistan navigates its shifting political environment, this understanding is essential for its political progress.

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