POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, ELECTION AND APPLICATION OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM IN MALAYSIA

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Rosmadi Fauzi

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The application of Geographic Information System and election is a study that stresses geographic aspects which gives support to election boundaries, election information management system along with column analysis in election boundaries. This article, as a concept, explains the role and function of Geographic Information System and geopolitics as an introduction to look at the election pattern in Malaysia. Geographic Information System (GIS) is one of the information technologies that have recently grown rapidly worldwide. This system can prepare a framework to integrate a volume of total space data from many varieties of source and time period. Aside from that, the system can help management activities and information programs as a support tool for decision making. Thus, Geographic Information System is applied in various fields, including political geography and elections. With GIS, we can assess the national election pattern more effectively and comprehensively.


Keywords: Election, GIS, political culture, decision making, and political geography

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FAUZI, Rosmadi. POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, ELECTION AND APPLICATION OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM IN MALAYSIA. JATI - JOURNAL OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES, [S.l.], v. 11, p. 157-177, dec. 2006. ISSN 2600-8653. Available at: <https://jati.um.edu.my/article/view/5909>. Date accessed: 22 may 2019.
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