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.