In addition to pitching their programs and plans to develop Jakarta, the candidates running for governor used religious sentiments to bring in votes in the second round of the voting. Numerous tactics were used, from working with Islamic political parties to campaigning with the kiai and habib. Mosques have become…
The runoff Jakarta gubernatorial election is just around the corner. On April 19 this week, the two tickets who made it through the first round of voting, namely Basuki Tjahaja PurnamaDjarot Saiful Hidayat and Anies BaswedanSandiaga Uno, will vie for the votes of the mainly Muslim voters who supported Agus…
Anies Baswedan campaigned to get the support of moderate Muslim voters through the mosques, with the help of Jusuf Kalla’s inlaw.
Some 13,000 duplicate names have been discovered on the voter roll, in the leadup to the Jakarta gubernatorial elections. A fertile ground for election fraud.
A meeting was held in the Unex Area Cargo building at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Tangerang, Banten, Tuesday night last week. Its participants were from the National Police, the Indonesian Military (TNI) and the Directorate-General of Customs.
There were about 20 people in the room, including Chief of the Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) Insp.
- Inspector-General Setyo Wasisto, Chief of National Police Public Relations: we need further regulations