Indonesian General Elections 2019

January 3, 2019
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The Indonesian General Elections are scheduled to be held on 17th April 2019. Both Presidential and Legislative Elections will be held on the same day i.e. on 17/04/2019. The last Indonesian Presidential Elections were held on 9th of July 2014. The term of the Indonesian President is 5 years so the current President of Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo will complete this year therefore the Presidential Elections will be held on 17th of April this year. The General Election Commission of Indonesia KPU is responsible for conducting the Elections in Republic of Indonesia. The President of Republic of Indonesia is directly elected by the Indonesia electorate.

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Presidential Elections 2019:

The Indonesia Presidential Elections will be held on April 17 2019. A Candidate can contest for President Post for 2 terms therefore the current President will be participated in this election along with the opposite contestant. The Presidential Election will be direct voting system by the electorate of Indonesia and the selection process is based on the simple majority system. The Presidential Contestants will be the current President Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto. The Presidential term for this election will be in between 2019 and 2024.

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Legislative Elections 2019:

Coming to the Legislative Elections, these elections in Indonesia are held once in every five years. Legislative Elections are held for both House of Representatives (DPR) and Regional Representative Council (DPD). DPR have 560 seats from 77 Electoral Districts and DPD have 132 seats from 33 Provinces of Indonesia. The Legislative Elections in Indonesia will be held for all the 19,699 seats in National level, Provincial Level, Regency Level, Municipality Level on the Election Day i.e. on 17th April 2019. These DPR and DPD members will be elected on the Election Day with four different ballot papers.

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Major Political Parties in Republic of Indonesia:

National Political Parties in Indonesia
S.NO Political Party Name Party Name in Short Form Leader of the Political Party
1 National Awakening Party PKB Muhaimin Iskandar
2 Great Indonesia Movement Party Geirindra Prabowo Subianto
3 Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle PDI-P Megawati Sukarnoputri
4 Party of the Functional Groups Golkar Airlangga Hartarto
5 Nasdem Party Nasdem Surya Paloh
6 Indonesian Transformation Movement Party Garuda Ahmad Ridha Sabana
7 Working Party   Tommy Suharto
8 Prosperous Justice Party PKS Sohibul Iman
9 Indonesian Unity Party Perindo Hary Tanoesoedibjo
10 United Development Party PPP Muhammad Romahurmuziy
11 Indonesian Solidarity Party PSI Grace Natalie
12 National Mandate Party PAN Zulkifli Hasan
13 People’s Conscience Party Hanura Oesman Sapta Odang
14 Democratic Party Democrat Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
15 Crescent Star Party PBB Yusril Ihza Mahendra
16 Indonesian Justice and Unity Party PKPI Diaz Hendropriyono
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Local Political Parties in Indonesia
S.NO Local Political Party Name
1 Aceh Party
2 Aceh Regional Party
3 Aceh Nanggroe Party
4 Independent Voice of the Acehnese Party
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Total Voters in Republic of Indonesia:

During the 2014 Presidential Elections the total number of registered voters in Indonesia were 193,944,150. Now the total electorate in Indonesia is 196,545,636.

2014 – 193,944,150 Voters

2019 – 196,545,636 Voters

2019 Elections Schedule & Important Points:

  • Total Provinces in Indonesia – 34 Provinces
  • Total Municipalities in Indonesia – 514 Municipalities
  • Total Districts in Indonesia – 7,160 Districts
  • Total Villages in Indonesia – 83,184 Villages
  • Who conducts the 2019 Elections in Indonesia – KPU – General Election Commission Indonesia
  • Total registered Voters for 2019 Elections in Indonesia – 196,545,636 Voters
  • Polling Stations available for 2019 Elections in Indonesia – 4, 79,183 Polling Stations
  • Polling Officials participate in 2019 Elections of Indonesia – 40, 00,000 Polling Officials
  • Total Ballots for 2019 Elections in Indonesia – 700 Ballots
  • Election Day – 17th April 2019 (Third Wednesday of April 2019)
  • 2019 Presidential Election Day in Indonesia – 17th April 2019 (Third Wednesday of April 2019)
  • 2019 Legislative Election Day in Indonesia – 17th April 2019 (Third Wednesday of April 2019)
  • Voters turn out in 2014 Indonesia Elections – 75.11%.
  • Total Political Parties Participating in 2019 Elections – 16 National Parties and 4 Local Parties.
  • 2019 Indonesian Elections Result date –
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