Elections in Indonesia: 2019 Concurrent Presidential and Legislative Elections

A voter with disabilities is handed a ballot paper by poll workers during Jakarta's second-round election in 2012.
Publication Date: 
9 Apr 2019

On April 17, Indonesian citizens will go to the polls to elect both the next president and vice president as well as national and subnational legislators in 34 provinces and 514 regencies and municipalities.

This is the first time since Indonesia’s transition to democracy that presidential and legislative elections will be held on the same day.

To help you understand this important electoral process, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) provides Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Elections in Indonesia: 2019 Concurrent Presidential and Legislative Elections. IFES FAQs include:

  • Which political parties are competing?
  • Is out-of-country voting allowed?
  • When will official results be announced?
  • How will election disputes be adjudicated?