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November 19, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - November 19, 2020

Whether you're voting or not on Dec.

Straits Times - November 19, 2020

Surakarta, Indonesia (Reuters) – Running against an obscure rival, the son of Indonesian President Joko Widodo is expected to cruise to victory in an election next month for the post hi

November 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 2, 2020

Jakarta – At least 50 criminal election violations have been reported to the police ahead of 2020 regional elections, the majority of which are related to smear campaigns, National Poli

October 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 31, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The United Development Party (PPP) is considering the prospects of supporting former Jakarta deputy governor and businessman Sandiaga Uno in the 2024 presidenti

October 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 28, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) has found that more candidates running in the 2020 regional elections are opting for direct campaign rallies rather t

October 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 27, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Several regional branches of the United Development Party (PPP) are promoting former Jakarta deputy governor and businessman Sandiaga Uno to be their next party

October 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 25, 2020

Jakarta – Candidates in the upcoming regional elections found to be violating COVID-19 health protocols during their campaigns will be subject to various sanctions, including three-day

October 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 20, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Public anger triggered by the passage of the controversial Job Creation Law has been targeted at two ruling parties, namely the Indonesian Democratic Party of S

October 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 18, 2020

Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – As if preparing to host elections across Indonesia's vast archipelago during the COVID-19 pandemic wasn't hard enough, the General Elections Commission (KPU) ha

October 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 15, 2020

Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – A high possibility of a low voter turnout, coupled with increased probability of money politics in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, will compromise the integ

October 13, 2020

East Asia Forum - October 13, 2020

Noory Okthariza – Indonesia is set to hold its concurrent regional elections on 9 December 2020 amid the country's battle with COVID-19.

October 12, 2020

Media Indonesia - October 12, 2020

Indriyani Astuti – The General Elections Commission (KPU) has finalised the hundreds of candidate pairs which will compete in the simultaneous election of regional heads (pilkada) on De

October 7, 2020

The Conversation - October 7, 2020

Yohanes Sulaiman – Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy, insists on holding its biggest regional elections in December 2020 despite increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases.

October 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 6, 2020

Jakarta – The Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) appointed senior politician Ahmad Syaikhu as its chairman for 2020-2025 on Monday during a meeting of the party's Majelis Syura (advisory co

Jakarta Post - October 6, 2020

Jakarta – The General Elections Commission (KPU) has announced that three candidates running for the upcoming simultaneous regional elections in December have died of COVID-19.

October 5, 2020

Tempo - October 5, 2020

Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – University of Indonesia's epidemiologist Pandu Riono on Saturday said the recent statement issued by Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affair

October 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 3, 2020

Jakarta – Former Jakarta deputy governor Sandiaga Uno is set to join the campaign team for President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's eldest son Gibran Rakabuming Raka and running mate Teguh Prak

October 2, 2020

Kompas.com - October 2, 2020

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) suspects that business tycoons (cukong) or capitalists are behind the government and the House of Representatives' (DPR) deci

Jakarta Post - October 2, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and prominent Muslim groups have urged the government to delay simultaneous regional elections scheduled for December over COVID-19

October 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 1, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Former National Mandate Party (PAN) patron Amien Rais, a staunch critic of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration, declared his newly established party

September 30, 2020

The Conversation - September 30, 2020

Colm Fox – In 2017, a long, divisive campaign for the gubernatorial seat of Indonesia's capital city Jakarta ended with a victory for prejudice over pluralism.

Nikkei Asia - September 30, 2020

Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, who rode on anti-China sentiment in his failed runs against Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in two presidential elections, no

September 29, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - September 29, 2020

Jemma Purdey – Prabowo Subianto's recent announcement that his niece, Rahayu Saraswati (Sara) Djojohadikusumo, 34, would become a deputy chair of the family party, Gerindra for the 2020

Tempo - September 29, 2020

Erwin Prima, Jakarta – Pressure for the government to postpone holding the simultaneous regional head elections (Pilkada) has come from multiple organizations, among others are the Komn

September 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 24, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Indonesia's political parties are set to campaign virtually for the 2020 regional elections, which the government and the House of Representatives agreed to hol