Political Science Study Program Serving Socialization of How to Vote for Beginner Voters SMA Widiatmika Badung

The Political Science Study Program carries out Community Service activities. This activity was carried out with the Political Science Student Association (HIMAPOL) of Udayana University on Thursday 27 April 2023 at SMA Widiatmika Jimbaran Badung. This service activity is themed Socialization and Education of Beginner Voters. The activity was attended by 30 Widiatmika High School students along with the Principal and teachers. The activity began with an opening by the Principal of SMA Widiatmika. In his remarks, the Principal appreciated this activity as a very positive form of education for students to participate in political participation. Speeches were also given by the Coordinator of the Political Science Study Program at Udayana University, the Head of HIMAPOL and the Chair of the Committee.

The main agenda of this activity was the presentation of material from the Badung Regency KPU sources. In this presentation in detail, the resource person explained the importance of voting for first-time voters, political organizations participating in the 2024 election, up to the 2024 election date. TPS on February 14, 2024. It is also important for novice voters to check whether they have been registered as voters or not through Online DPT Check.

Participants were very enthusiastic about participating in this activity, especially from the questions raised by Widiatmika SMA students. This relates to how to vote, the consequences of abstaining from voting, and how to determine the preferences of potential candidates for first-time voters. The event was very lively and ended with the handing over of certificates and door prizes for the best questions.