The Tough Burden of Polling Officers
THE heavy work load to be borne by polling organising committee (KPPS) officials was in fact already taken into account by the General Elections Commission (KPU).
In a voting and vote counting simulation organized in Tangerang, Banten, in August last year, the KPU watched officials incapable of finishing their tasks before the next day.
KPU member Pramono Ubaid Tanthowi said the burden of officials in these elections was tougher because for the first time presidential and legislative elections were simultaneously carried out so that there was another box of ballots to be counted. Law No. 7/2017 on General...