Voter turnout was estimated at 83.90 percent, according to a survey conducted by pollster Indikator Politik that conducted a quick count after millions of Indonesians flocked over 800 thousand polling stations across the country on April 17, 2019.

"We predict that the turnout was 83.90 percent," Rizka Halida, senior researcher of Indikator Politik, said in Jakarta on Wednesday.

The pollster conducted a quick count of voting results at 2,976 polling stations (TPS) spread proportionally across the country, she said.

It selected TPS samples by using a stratified systematic random sampling method.

Based on the quick count results, the Joko Widodo (Jokowi)-Ma'ruf Amin pair collected 54.07 percent of votes and contender Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno collected 45.93 percent, she said.

Indikator Politik predicted that Jokowi would win the elections.

Indonesia held simultaneous legislative and presidential elections on April 17, considered to be the largest single-day democratic election in the world.  (ANTARA)


Counting Ballots at PPLN Islamabad

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Overseas Election Committee (PPLN) and Group of Overseas Voting Organizers (KPPSLN) Islamabad carried out a counting of ballots for the President and Deputy President (PPWP) along with the People's Representative Council of the Republic of Indonesia (DPR RI) District 2 of Jakarta.

The event took place at the Nusantara Culture Hall of the Republic of Indonesia Embassy (KBRI) Islamabad on Wednesday (04/17/2019).

The program began with remarks by the Chairman of PPLN Islamabad, Muladi Mugheni. In his remarks, Muladi expressed his appreciation for the high level of participation of Indonesian citizens in the 2019 Simultaneous General Elections in Islamabad.

"Alhamdulillah, from a total of 263 Permanent Voters List (DPT) in the Overseas Voting Place (TPSLN) of Islamabad, 246 ballots were cast. This means that the participation rate of Indonesian citizens was 93.5%. While those who used voting rights for DPT Pos were 67 people out of a total of 106 people. That is, for the DPT Post the participation rate of Indonesian citizens is 63.2%, "said Muladi.

Furthermore, the event was submitted to the Chairperson of the Islamabad Overseas Voting Organizing Group (KPPSLN), Amirah Dzatul Himmah, while opening the ballot counting meeting. For the calculation of the first stage, it starts from the counting of the ballots of the President and Deputy President (PPWP) along with the Indonesian People's Representative Council (DPR RI) of Electoral District 2 of DKI Jakarta from TPSLN. Then the second stage, followed by the calculation of the Post Ballots.

From the results of the recapitulation, Candidate Pair (Paslon) serial number 01, Joko Widodo-Ma'ruf Amin, obtained 81 votes or 25.96%. While Paslon number 02, Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno, received 225 votes or 72.12%. Thus, Paslon number 02 excelled in the vote count in Islamabad. And illegitimate President and Deputy President (PPWP) ballot letters totaling 6 votes or 1.92%.

The total number of valid ballots of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia (DPR RI) is 259. With the following details; National Awakening Party (PKB) as many as 11 votes, Gerindra 25 votes, PDIP 27 votes, Golkar 9 votes, Nasdem 2 votes, PKS 149 votes, Perindo 3 votes, PPP 3 votes, PSI 3 votes, PAN 17 votes, Hanura 1 votes, Democrats 8 votes, and UN 1 vote.

Whereas there were 3 parties which did not get votes at all, namely the Garuda Party, the Working Party, and PKPI. While there are 24 invalid ballots for the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia (DPR RI).

The event was attended by the Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan, Iwan Suyudhie Amri, Indonesian Embassy staff and family, witnesses from the Election participants, Indonesian citizens and students running smoothly and pleasantly. The event ended with the submission of documents and ballot boxes from KPPSLN to PPLN.



The number of mothers of the Indonesian people in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia more often enlivened the vote count of the 2019 Election held at the Indonesian Embassy in Addis Ababa on Wednesday (04/17/2019).

They diligently followed the vote counting from morning to evening, when the vote count was finished. During the lunch break, they enjoyed Indonesian cuisine provided by the Indonesian embassy (KBRI), which Indonesian people rarely enjoyed in Addis Ababa.

"Why are there so many temporary mothers? Because the people of Indonesia in Addis Ababa are busy working in their respective workplaces because today in Ethiopia it is not a holiday", said Al Busyra Basnur, Indonesian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Djibouti and the African Union, along with his wife, Wenny, also participated in the process of counting votes from beginning to end.

The final results of the 2019 Election vote count in Addis Ababa, recorded 01 presidential candidate pairs, won a majority of 71.24 percent. While the Presidential Candidate 02 won 27.45 percent of the vote. 2019 elections in Ethiopia and Djibouti run safely and smoothly.

Of the more than 200 Indonesian people in Ethiopia and Djibouti, they are registered as 153 voters. Voting through a mobile ballot box in Djibouti was conducted on Friday (12/4) with a turnout of 5 people. While in Ethiopia in two places. First in the city of Hawassa about 280 km south of the city of Addis Ababa on Saturday (13/4) through a mobile ballot box with a turnout of 105 people. The second was in Addis Ababa on Sunday (14/4) through the polling station (TPS) at the Indonesian Embassy with a turnout of 43 people.

 The vote counting at the Indonesian Embassy in Addis Ababa was also broadcast live, so that people could watch it in person. Especially for around 150 Indonesian people who work in three Indonesian companies at Hawassa Industrial Park. (Release)


The ballot calculation process at two Manila Voting Centers (TPSLN), Philippines, was completed on Wednesday night (04/17/2019) local time.

The vote counting process was witnessed directly by a number of Indonesian citizens who were domiciled in Manila as well as staff from the Indonesian embassy (KBRI) Manila.

Also present were Golkar Party Witness Mr. Kashim Nema, who brought a Mandate Letter from the Golkar DPP.

In the calculation of ballots completed at 23:55 local time, carried out for 1,254 voters in two polling stations.

The candidate pair (Paslon) 01 received 1,163 votes, while Paslon 02 received 91 votes. As well, there are 5 invalid ballots for presidential / vice presidential candidates and 43 illegitimate ballots of the DPR-RI.

Meanwhile, the five dominant dominant political parties in a row were PSI = 455, PDIP = 319, Golkar = 131, PKS = 47, and Nasdem = 41.

The counting of the votes took place safely and smoothly, and was enthusiastically followed by the Indonesian people in Manila and its surroundings. (rri.co.id from ril)