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January 13, 2020

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Tempo - January 13, 2020

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – The 2020 simultaneous regional head election (Pilkada) is set to be amped up by candidates from President Joko Widodo's (Jokowi) family.

January 8, 2020

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Jakarta Globe - January 8, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Indonesia's major political parties have told Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian that the simultaneous presidential and legislative elections in April 2019 w

December 30, 2019

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Jakarta Post - December 30, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's son-in-law Bobby Afif Nasution met with Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto to talk about the former's plan to run in the 2020 Medan may

December 24, 2019

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Eurasia Review - December 24, 2019

Dedi Dinarto – In November 2019, the newly appointed Minister of Home Affairs Tito Karnavian sparked a controversy when he proposed a review of the direct election system for regional

December 21, 2019

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Jakarta Post - December 21, 2019

Ganug Nugroho Adi, Surakarta – Hundreds of Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) supporters rallied on Thursday in Surakarta, Central Java, to support the nomination of Deput

December 18, 2019

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Jakarta Globe - December 18, 2019

Beritasatu, Jakarta – The People's Conscience Party, or Hanura, who was left without a House of Representatives seat after April's election, was dealt another blow on Wednesday as foun

December 13, 2019

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Reuters - December 13, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has brushed off accusations by critics that he is looking to create a political dynasty after a decision by his son and son-in-law to run for

December 12, 2019

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Jakarta Post - December 12, 2019

Suherdjoko and Ghina Ghaliya, Semarang and Jakarta – As his eldest son and son-in-law push ahead with their plans to run in mayoral races, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has asserted t

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Jakarta Post - December 12, 2019

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Democratic Party chairman and former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has asserted the political stance of the party, which is not part of the ruling coaliti

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Coconuts Jakarta - December 12, 2019

President Joko Widodo's eldest, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, is taking a huge step today in entering the race for mayor of Solo, Central Java amid concerns that the president is attempting

December 11, 2019

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Jakarta Post - December 11, 2019

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Young politicians hoping to compete in the 2020 and 2022 regional elections will not have the opportunity to do so as the Constitutional Court rejected on Wedn

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Jakarta Post - December 11, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's son-in-law Bobby Afif Nasution, who is running in the 2020 Medan mayoral race in North Sumatra, has rebuffed assumptions sugge

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Jakarta Post - December 11, 2019

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Former corruption convicts are allowed to run in regional elections five years after their release from prison, the Constitutional Court has ruled.

December 10, 2019

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Jakarta Post - December 10, 2019

Fadli, Batam – Rian Ernest, a rising politician and former staffer for Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, announced his candidacy for the Batam mayoral election in 2020.

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Tempo - December 10, 2019

Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Commission A of the Jakarta city legislative council and the office of National and Political Unity (Kesbangpol) agreed to increase the budget for political pa

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Jakarta Post - December 10, 2019

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December 5, 2019

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Jakarta Globe - December 5, 2019

Beritasatu, Jakarta – As many have predicted, Airlangga Hartarto was re-elected as chairman of the Golkar Party by acclamation on Wednesday evening, after main rival Bambang Soesatyo d

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Jakarta Post - December 5, 2019

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Airlangga Hartarto will remain at the helm of Golkar after members of the nation's second-largest party reelected him in a decision that was widely expected gi

December 4, 2019

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Jakarta Post - December 4, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri has recalled how she helped Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto during

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Jakarta Globe - December 4, 2019

Heru Andriyanto, Robertus Wardi, Jakarta – Golkar top executives were all smiles as the party kicked off its national congress on Tuesday night, with the bitter rivalry between chairma

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Jakarta Post - December 4, 2019

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's son-in-law Bobby Afif Nasution has registered with the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) to run in the 2020 Meda

December 3, 2019

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New Mandala - December 3, 2019

Sally White and Edward Aspinall – At first glance, Indonesia's 2019 legislative elections yielded at least one unequivocal good news story: the proportion of seats won by women in the

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Jakarta Globe - December 3, 2019

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The latest electoral system used in Indonesia in April, in which presidential and legislative elections were held simultaneously, resulted in more downsides an

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Tempo - December 3, 2019

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Democrat Party secretary-general Didi Irawadi said that the party will maintain the two presidential terms mandated by the country's Constitution (Undang Undang/

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Jakarta Globe - December 3, 2019

Beritasatu, Jakarta – People's Consultative Assembly speaker Bambang Soesatyo made the surprise decision to drop his bid for the chairmanship of the Golkar Party on Tuesday, only hours