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The present paper subject is analysis of socioeconomic and cultural issues affecting electoral participation in Turks, Kurds and Baluch. The theoretical framework of the study based on Lipset and Huntington's approach to analyzing the impact of economic development on democratization and the recent opinion of the thinkers, such as Almond and Verba and Jill on the Effect of Culture on democracy.
In this regard, argues that the issue affects people in different components, and therefore comprehensive analysis of the ethnic, cultural, economic and correspondence have to consider both the elements and their interaction. In this perspective, as a bold assumption argues economic factors affecting the participation must review and interpretation in light of the cultural factors.
In General, research method is based on experiment (observation-manipulation- observation). First observation is ethnic participation in the ninth presidential election, the manipulation is socio-economic development and second observation is electoral participation in tenth presidential election.
The result of this process will accurate in the light of the specific components of each ethnic group. By result argues Iranian ethnic participation is different. Maybe some correlations were seen between economic development and participation but must not ignore cultural factors. As in Baluch there is no relation in economic development and participation that could explains by cultural issues. Conclusion Given the importance of the concept of culture in the analysis of relating to ethnic issues in Iran.