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Political Pragmatism and Election Quality

Tuesday, 20 Jun 2017 22:43 WIB

By : Datuak Tjumano *)  The discussion on the Bill on the Implementation of General Elections (Bill of Election) by the legislator and the government is quite tough. Dragging the interests of political parties makes...

Tri Rismaharini has same change as other governor candidate

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 07:25 WIB

JAKARTA -- Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini will have the same chance as other candidate if she runs for the Jakarta governorship in 2017, an Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) politician said."All the...

Whisnu ready to replace Risma to lead Surabaya

Thursday, 04 Aug 2016 23:08 WIB

SURABAYA -- Surabaya Vice Mayor Whisnu Sakti Buana is ready to receive a mandate from his Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) to replace Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini if the latter runs for...

PDIP not yet responds to support for Risma to run for Jakarta governorship

Wednesday, 03 Aug 2016 22:23 WIB

SURABAYA -- The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) of the Surabaya chapter has not responded to several quarters' call for Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini to run for Jakarta governorship in 2017."I believe...

Kremlin: US covering up election intrigue by demonising Russia

Monday, 01 Aug 2016 22:42 WIB

MOSCOW -- The Kremlin said on Monday that US allegations Moscow was behind the hacking of Democratic Party emails were part of a cover-up designed to hide the fact that the US election...

New KPU chairman calls for maintaining unity

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 22:03 WIB

JAKARTA -- New Chairman of the General Election Commission (KPU) Juri Ardiantoro has urged all commissioners and other officials of the body to maintain unity."Internally, I request the commissioners and secretary general to...

General election commission appoints new chairman

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 21:59 WIB

JAKARTA -- Commissioner of the General Election Commission (KPU) Juri Ardiantoro has been appointed as the commission's new chairman to succeed the deceased Husni Kamil Manik.Ardiantoro was elected through a consensus during a...

Mexico conservative opposition leads 2018 presidential field

Friday, 08 Jul 2016 16:35 WIB

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's opposition conservatives would take back the presidency from the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, if the next election, scheduled for 2018, were held now, according to a poll...

Man arrested at Trump rally said he wanted to shoot candidate

Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016 20:19 WIB

LOS ANGELES -- A man arrested over the weekend trying to wrestle a gun from a police officer at a Las Vegas rally held by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told an investigator...

Money politics still haunting 2017 election

Friday, 17 Jun 2016 05:48 WIB

SEMARANG -- Political scientist from the University of Diponegoro, Teguh Yuwono argued, that  political money will still haunt the local elections simultaneously in February 2017. Money politic is a form of campaign violations....

Regional election law could undermine commission's independence

Sunday, 12 Jun 2016 19:20 WIB

JAKARTA -- Chairman of the Jakarta General Election Commission (KPU DKI) Sumarno has viewed that one of the articles of the newly revised 2015 Regional Head Elections Law could undermine the commission's independence...

Haiti commission recommends scrapping disputed election results

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 19:15 WIB

PORT AU PRINCE -- Haiti should abandon a flawed election and start from scratch, a commission set up to re-examine first round results said on Monday, a decision that could trigger protests and...

President: Law on regional head election should be permanent

Monday, 30 May 2016 22:16 WIB

JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has emphasized the need to have a law on regional head elections, which is of a permanent nature."We could no longer remain trapped in short-term politics. We...

Republicans Cruz, Kasich reach 'stop-Trump' deal

Monday, 25 Apr 2016 20:21 WIB

WASHINGTON -- Republican White House rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced a deal on Sunday to stay out of each other's way in some upcoming state primaries in hopes of blocking front-runner...

Haiti says election could drag on for months

Monday, 25 Apr 2016 20:14 WIB

PORT-au-PRINCE -- Haiti's repeatedly postponed presidential election may not happen until October, President Jocelerme Privert said on Sunday, as street protests erupted on the day the impoverished Caribbean nation missed an agreed date...