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The Priorities of the President-elect

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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo explained his programs after the General Elections Commission (KPU) officially declared him and his running mate, Ma’ruf Amin, president and vice president-elect for 2019-2024. In a special interview...

No Guarantee for Coalition Parties

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Effective government is determined by more than just the number of seats that political parties hold in the House of Representatives (DPR). Public support during the elections must be converted into political support. JAKARTA, KOMPAS —...

Concrete Steps Needed in Reuniting People

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Indonesia’s elites must set an example in reuniting the nation following a divisive election. Strengthening the national ideology of Pancasila is also necessary. JAKARTA, KOMPAS — Concrete steps are required to bring people back...

It’s Time to Reunite

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Indonesia’s political journey since April 17 has reached the final stage. The General Elections Commission (KPU) has declared Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Ma’ruf Amin as the president and vice president-elect, respectively, for...

Joko Widodo Reelected 2019-2024 President

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The declaration of Joko Widodo and Ma’ruf Amin as the elected president and vice president of Indonesia for the 2019-2024 term marks the final duty of the General Elections Commission (KPU) for the 2019 presidential election. It is...

Presidential Election Results Legitimate

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The General Elections Commission (KPU) will finally name Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Ma’ruf Amin as the legitimate president and vice president for the next five-year period. Both Jokowi and his challenger Prabowo Subianto accepted the...

Post-Election Political Party

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The General Elections Commission (KPU) has officially announced the results of the 2019 Legislative Election vote tally.The result are as follows: The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) won 19.33 percent of vote; the Gerindra...

Parties Urged to Accept MK Ruling

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The response to the Constitutional Court’s (MK) ruling in the presidential election dispute will be an important part of Indonesia’s democracy. All parties have declared they will accept the ruling, whatever it may be. JAKARTA, KOMPAS...

Struggles in Handling Disputes

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The office room decorated in brown tones was filled with wooden furniture and cardboard boxes of case dossiers, stacked in front of the bookcase and behind the door. The room’s occupant, a justice of the Constitutional Court (MK), rubbed...

Constitutional Court Guarantees Its Independence

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The Constitutional Court has made assurances that it would be independent and fair in handling the dispute over the result of the presidential election. The government has also guaranteed the security of the court hearing.