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Canberra, 21 January 2011.

19 March 2004

The 2004 Indonesian Elections - an analysis


Centre for Democratic Institutions (CDI), RSSS, The Australian National University, Canberra. Australia

"The 2004 Indonesian Elections: How the System Works and What the Parties. In early 2004 CDI commissioned a study of political parties and the new electoral system in Indonesia. [...] The study [published in Feb 2004 by Dr Stephen Sherlock - ed.] outlines the details of Indonesia's new constitutional and electoral process and analyses the effects that the new system may have on the future conduct of Indonesian politics. It provides a guide to the major political parties, their historical and social origins and their place in the spectrum of ideological, religious and regional divisions.]

Site contents:
* Introduction. * Background: Elections of 1999 and constitutional reform * New electoral system and its impact on the parties * Decentralisation and regional assemblies * What the Major Parties Stand For * The Indonesian party system: the politics of aliran. * The Big Five Parties * Indonesian Democratic Party - Struggle (PDIP) * Golkar * National Awakening Party (PKB) * United Development Party (PPP) * National Mandate Party (PAN) * Conclusion . * Appendix 1: 1999 Legislative (DPR) Election Results * Appendix 2: Election Dates * Appendix 3: Examples of the advantage to candidates on the party list over candidates with a high personal vote * Appendix 4: The 1955 Election Result * Appendix 5: Election Results (1971-1997) * Glossary. [The 219KB paper is available in PDF, RTF and MSWord formats - ed.]


Internet Archive
The old site (... /www.cdi.anu.edu.au/indonesia/...) is archived at
The new site (... CDIwebsite_1998-2004/indonesia/...) was not archived in Oct 2005.

Link reported by:
Christine Susanna Tjhin (xtine@csis.or.id), forwarded by h_seasia@nus.edu.sg

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