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Indonesia election tainted, opposition marchers say, but government warns against treason

10 Mayo 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Channel News Asia

Hundreds of supporters of an opposition presidential candidate marched in Indonesia on Friday (May 10) to protest against what they called election fraud, as the government warned that efforts to cast doubt on the outcome could amount to treason.

The protesters, spurred by unofficial results of last month's election showing that Prabowo Subianto lost to incumbent President Joko Widodo, called for fairness and vigilance in the vote counting process.

Another overworked election officer dies, toll reaches 92

23 Abr 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Antara News

Jakarta (ANTARA) - Polling Station (TPS) No 1 Head in Adodo Molu Village, Tanimbar Islands District, Maluku, Selvianus Itranbey died of exhaustion while attending his region's Apr 22 plenary meeting on ballot recapitulation following simultaneous legislative and presidential elections. With Itranbey falling victim to exhaustion and overwork, the death toll nationwide reached 92.

Re-voting on Bintan added three polling stations

21 Abr 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Antara News

The number of polling stations (TPS) in re-voting in Bintan district, Riau Islands province is increased to four  from three previously.

Chairman of the Bintan District Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu)   Febriadinata, in Bintan, Sunday, said the initial voting was at TPS 02 Ekang Village Anculai, District Teluk Bintan, and the number has been raised by three in  Kijang Kota Sub-District, East Bintan District.

Jokowi: World leaders congratulate me

18 Abr 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
Jakarta Post

In a subtle rebuke to his rival’s repeated victory declaration, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said on Thursday evening that more than 13 state leaders had congratulated “all Indonesians, as well as Jokowi and Ma’ruf” for the success of the general election on April 17.

He was referring to his running mate Ma’ruf Amin.

Elections delayed in some areas of Jayapura

17 Abr 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

Voting in several regions of Jayapura, Papua have been delayed owing to a lack of materials. 

“Besides in Abepura district, voting has been delayed in three subdistricts in South Jayapura district,” Papua General Elections Commission (KPU) head Theodorus Kossay said in Jayapura on Wednesday as quoted by Antara. 

Election materials such as ballots and ballot boxes have been sent to KPU Jayapura but have yet to be distributed to the polling stations in the aforementioned areas.

Election could be delayed for thousands of voters in Banggai

17 Abr 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

The 2019 general election is likely to be postponed in Banggai regency, Central Sulawesi, due to a delay in the distribution of ballots.

Banggai regency was among the regions that were rocked by a 6.9-magnitude earthquake on April 12.

It was reported earlier that nine districts in the regency, including Luwuk, North Luwuk, South Luwuk, East Luwuk, West Luwuk, Batui, West Toili and Moilong, had not received their assigned quota of ballots by Wednesday.

Presidential candidates vie for support of retired military generals

08 Mar 2019
Indonesia
Fuente: 
The Jakarta Post

While no longer in command or leading troops, former military top brass is still seen as very influential in the April presidential election.

The two presidential tickets running in the 2019 election are competing for support from former military generals, with each camp claiming it has stronger backing than the other.

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