Elections in Indonesia: 2014 National Legislative Elections
On April 9, Indonesians will elect members of the national level legislatures and sub-national legislatures in what is one of the most complex electoral events globally.
There are 4 million election officials in over 545,000 polling stations across a country of 17,000 islands, managing 775 million ballot papers in 2,450 different designs to get 19,699 candidates elected for 532 legislatures at national and sub-national level.
To help you understand this multifaceted electoral process, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) provides Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Elections in Indonesia: 2014 National Legislative Elections. IFES FAQs include:
• What are the election management bodies? What are their powers?
• How are the legislative bodies structured?
• What is the legal framework for elections?
• What technology will be used?
Download IFES' FAQs on Elections in Indonesia: 2014 National Legislative Elections.
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