Tuesday, July 22, 2014

JOKOWI, THE NEW INDONESIAN PRESIDENT


Joko Widodo and wife Iriana

Jakarta, July 22, 2014. Tuesday July 22 is D Day of  last proces of President election after Election committee decided that the winner of the election goes to No. 2, Joko Widodo or Jokowi and his vice Muhammad Jusuf Kalla (JK).

The total counting are 133.574.277 votes. No 1 Prabowo Sugianto get  62.576.444 votes or 46,85 %  and 70.997833 votes or 54,15 % for No.2, Jokowi - JK.
Prabowo - Hatta Rajasa win in 10 provinces and Jokowi - Jusuf Kalla in 23 provinces. 

The 10 provinces represented Moslem populated regions begin in Aceh Darussalam, West Sumatra, Riau, South Sumatra in Sumatra island, Banten and  West Java in Java island, West Nusa Tenggara, South Kalimantan in Borneo island, North Maluku in Moluccas island and Gorontalo in Sulawesi or Celebes island.
Moslem populated regions as the mirror of Moslem parties who supported No. 1 President's candidate.

2 weeks after the election day, July 9, 2014 people tend to worry some about possibility of riot may happended after many Social media and on line media wrote some rumor that bad situation might be arise after Election committee declare the winner on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Meantime, Arm and Police commanders declare the security situation in the 1st alert along with troops exercises using heavy weaponry and helicopters in the capital city.
To protect the final counting process in the Election Committee building, police forces guard heavily on July 22, 2014.

Not only high ranking officials and social, religious leaders urged the people to calm down. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono also invite the candidate along with Ministers and high officials to have dinner in President's palace especially in fasting period. People respect to what president trying to calm down citizen of two sides supporters across country.

"When the nation divided, difficult to reunited later", President said and ask for the loser to be a Statesman to accept what formally the last result of formal decision from Election committee.

In the last process of the votes counting, when finished 29 provinces among 33 provinces. witneses team No 1  walk out of the meeting after President candidate Prabowo hand over a letter that No.1 withdraw from the last proces of the counting.
The remain 4 provinces counting proces continue until to the end and final count 46,85% vs 54,15%.
Formally the declaration of the result announce at 9 pm, where Jokowi - Jusuf Kalla attend and Prabowo Subianto - Hatta Rajasa not show up.

Jelang pengumuman rekapitulasi Pilpres, polisi 'kepung' KPU
Police in front of Election committee, Jakarta

Thank you to the Government, Army and Police force to stand neutral and let Election committee do their duties according to the rule and law. If the loser couldn't accept the formal result of the Committee, they may take this case to the high court, Constitution body to decide according to the rules and the law.
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