Some prominent legislative candidates failed to get elected. The coattail effect was not seen in the legislative election.
Competing against fellow party members and other political parties, some legislative candidates have spent billions of rupiah during their campaign runs. However, large spending does not guarantee an election victory.
Running on the issues of anti-polygamy and anti-corruption, the public was not very interested in voting for the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI). Large media campaigns did not guarantee DPR seats.