Wednesday, July 9, 2014

INDONESIA PRESIDENT ELECTION RESULT

Jakarta, Juli 9, 2014. In the evening of election day,  July 9, 2014 many Survey agencies inform quick count result that contradiction each other. Few agencies claim that No.1 Prabowo Subianto - Hatta Rajasa win the election. Few claim that No. 2, Jokowidodo - Jusuf Kalla are the winner. Then both of them made a winning speech and broacoast across the country made confussion to the Nation, before legal announcement by the Committee 2 weeks ahead, July 22.


July 9, 2014 is D Day for Indonesian to vote after 2 periods of 5 years, Susilo Bambag Yudhoyono, incumbent not allowed to join the election. The citizen seem entuciasm going to the poll stations, including who stayed or traveled abroad, who voted 3 - 4 days beforehand, last Saturday and Sunday. Unanticipated well in advance by the Committee that voters overflow more then planned such as happened in Hong Kong, Los Angeles, New York where logistic less then needed, many citizen protested, unable to use their right to vote.

Victoria park, Hong Kong

Exit polls in social media said that voted abroad were credited for Jokowi - Jusuf Kalla. While many independent survey agencies in the country predicted for them too, if the election done democratically without cheating either in the poll stations or in district level as happened previously in parliamentary members election.

Survey agency special om social media as Facebook, Twitter, You tube cocluded that spouse No. 2, Jokowidodo - Jusuf Kalla leading in the survey and predicted that the couple would win the race. They made 12 Sosmed surveys before about Governor election and the result were 10 of 12 surveys said that the survey results were right, 10 Governor predicted win.



Jokowi - Jusuf Kalla in debate session

In the middle of campaign, Election committee hold 5 times debates, 4 times between the couples and once just between vice President candidates. Citizen had more then enough references to decide wich couple to vote for the sake of the country.



Electability of the two couple, No 1 Prabowo Subianto - Hatta Rajasa lower than No 2 Jokowidodo - Jusuf Kalla but the gap not too big, head to head. So the competition climate seem quite hot and every sides wait in high tension as well.

Few hours after closing time of the election, some survey agencies would inform Quick count. Generally speaking, the result of quick account represent the real outcome of the election.

What concern of public were that the election would be intervered by many money politic, cheating as happened before in parliament members election and the real result would be lower then estimated.

In the last two weeks before D Day, ruling party, Partai Demokrat took side for No.1, Prabowo Subiyanto - Hatta Rajasa, who previously took a Neutral position. This decision made a big and positive impact for  No.1 big coalition parties.

Nation can't wait until election committee announce the legal result from all over local election committees in 33 provinces across the country.
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