April 18, 2024
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Opinion

Follow-up on the Quantity and Quality of Youth Political

Youth are often understood based on two contradictory perspectives in the context of elections. On one hand, they are glorified for their significant numbers and their role in electoral victories. On the other hand, they are regarded with skepticism as …

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Potential for Re-Voting

The day of voting and counting votes in the election is a day that is eagerly awaited by all Indonesians. Contestants for the 2024 simultaneous election, both executive and legislative, are no exception. Through the vote-counting process, national government political …

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Election Social Assistance Biopolitical Scheme

Social assistance (bansos) is an alternative to dealing with social vulnerability so that people’s survival needs can be met. Forms of social assistance, as stated in Minister of Social Affairs Regulation Number 1 of 2019, Article 6, state that there …

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Kyai as a Political Magnet for Elections

As a country with the largest Muslim majority in the world, Indonesia is very attached to religious rituals, both symbolically and substantively. Since pre-independence, Kyai have been symbols of the Islamic religion who are highly respected and obeyed, not only …

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Indonesian Animal Party

Perhaps in Indonesia, there needs to be stronger policies and advocacy regarding animal protection. One way to overcome this problem is to form a special political party that focuses on animal protection issues. Animal parties can be a forum for …

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Are You Ready to Vote for the President and Vice President?

There are three pairs of presidential and vice-presidential candidates in the 2024 Presidential Election. Number 1, Anies Baswedan-Muhaimin Iskandar. Number 2, Prabowo Subianto-Gibran Rakabuming. Number 3, Ganjar Pranowo-Mahfud MD. When it comes to discussing which figure is deserving of leading …

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Youth and Regeneration of Voters

Young voters in the 2024 election are estimated to be 60 percent of the total voters. If these voters participate by donating their votes on election day, it will have a good impact on the future of democracy because the …

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Critical Awareness of Youth Voters

Undeniably, the contestants of the 2024 Elections, be it for the legislative positions, and especially for the presidency, are strategizing to win the votes of youth voters. Out of the 204 million registered voters, a significant 56.49% of them are …

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Political Corruption in the 2024 Elections

The democratic festivity is routinely resume after the announcement of the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates from three different axes. Various electoral dramas have unfolded and will continue until the official decision by the General Election Commission (Komisi Pemilihan Umum …

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Expensive Election and Inequality of Contestation

In the 2009 Elections, Nielsen Advertising Service (2009) reported that the funding for electoral activities, especially campaigns, tended to increase. The 2009 Presidential Election led to a 108 percent increase in government and political spending. The campaign funds for presidential …

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