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Feb. 14, 2024 Held

Indonesia

Republic of Indonesia

Election for Indonesian Presidency


General Information

At Stake in this Election:

  • The Presidency of Indonesia

The Regional Representative Council and House of Representatives elections will occur concurrently.

Government Structure:

  • Chief of State: President Joko “Jokowi” WIDODO (since 20 October 2014)
  • Head of Government: President Joko “Jokowi” WIDODO (since 20 October 2014)
  • Assembly: bicameral People’s Consultative Assembly (Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat) with a 152-seat Regional Representative Council (Dewan Perwakilan Daerah) and a 580-seat House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat)

Electoral System:

  • The President is directly elected by absolute majority vote and may serve up to two 5-year terms. The President and Vice-President are elected as a slate.
  • In the Regional Representative Council, all 152 members are directly elected by proportional representation vote from multi-seat constituencies. All members serve 5-year terms, and they are elected as independents.
  • In the House of Representatives, all 580 members are directly elected by single non-transferable vote from multi-seat constituencies. All members serve 5-year terms.

Last Election:

In the 2019 presidential election, Joko WIDODO (PDI-P) won 55.5% of the vote, defeating Prabowo SUBIANTO (Gerindra). Voter turnout was 82%.

Information for Voters:

Kilas Pemilu Tahun 2024 / A Look at the 2024 Election (in Bahasa Indonesia)

New/Unique in this Election:

In 2022, the House of Representatives passed a bill to create three new provinces in the Papua region: Central Papua, South Papua, and Central Highlands Papua. Law No 7/2023 was passed to establish provincial election management bodies in these new administrative divisions.

Key Deadlines:

  • Candidate filing deadline: 25 November 2024
  • Voter registration deadline: Voter rolls were closed on 14 October 2022, however citizens who meet voting requirements can still vote on election day by presenting their electronic national identity card (KTP) or family card (KK).

Main Candidates in this Election:

  • ANIES Rasyid Baswedan
  • PRABOWO Subianto
    • Forward Indonesia Coalition / Koalesi Indonesia Maju
      • Coalition including Gerindra, Partai Golkar, PAN, Partai Demokrat, PBB, Gelora Indonesia, Partai Solidaritas Indonesia, Partai Garuda, Partai Rakyat Adil Makmur
  • GANJAR Pranowo

Population and Registered Voters:

Gender Data:

Disability Data:

  • CRPD Status: Signed 30 March 2007, Ratified 30 November 2011
  • Projected population with a disability: 44,080,214 (2022 est.)

IFES Resources:

  • IFES Election Snapshot: Yes
  • Does IFES have a presence in Indonesia: Yes, office  
  • Election Access: Yes
  • Election Judgements: Yes, 8 judgements and 13 resources
Election Modified: Feb 14, 2024