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This paper is a literature review that discusses the issue of increasing political literacy as one of the important prerequisites for producing quality elections with quality participation in the context of a large agenda of consolidating and developing democratic life, especially among novice voters (students) through contextual teaching and learning approaches and civic education. The study method used in this paper is library analysis. Through this method conceptual references, data and information are collected from various literature sources such as scientific journals, books, research reports, and other literature documents; then analyzed with a qualitative approach. The results of the study show that the contextual learning approach has the potential to be very effective as an instrument of civic education in order to improve the political literacy of novice voters.